Want to learn more about the wildlife that calls Deptford Creek home? Then join us on our Wetlands Surveys starting this autumn. Booking details can be found here What’s On

The Wetlands Survey project aims to survey flowering plants, algae, birds, fish and invertebrates in Deptford Creek. The data will then be used to show habitat quality and inform any habitat management.

 We aim

  • to improve the habitats in Deptford Creek
  • to increase biodiversity
  • to create volunteer opportunities for trained citizen scientists to survey Deptford Creek wildlife
  • to create volunteer opportunities in practical management of Creek habitats
  • to offer training opportunities to learn skills in wildlife identification, nature conservation and survey techniques
  • to continue Creek Know-how training course
  • to monitor changes in Deptford Creek, evaluate habitat improvement and inform future conservation practices


Survey dates

  • Bird surveys - 23/10, 02/11, 13/11, 
  • Fish & invertebrate surveys - 29/10 training & survey, 19/11 survey, March survey, May survey
  • Plant surveys - 13/11 survey, March survey, May survey

This project is funded by the Rivers and Wetlands Community Days.

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