Lenes abbey Conservation Volunteeers

Lenes abbey Conservation Volunteeers

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Lenes abbey Conservation Volunteeers

Lesnes Abbey Conservation Volunteers (LACV) was started in 1994 & is kept going by the work of a team of dedicated volunteers. LACV works closely with Bexley Council (who provides the group with support) to protect and enhance the native wildlife & important wildlife habitats of Lesnes Abbey wood.

Lesnes Abbey Conservation Volunteers objectives include:

To conserve & maintain for the public benefit Lesnes Abbey wood & it's local environment.

To advance public education in the principle & pratice of nature conservation, & the archaeological & geological interest of Lesnes Abbey wood & it's environments.

LACV is a community group which is open to all ages & abilitiles, & works on a varied range of practical environmental conservation tasks through out the year. The group's environmental conservation tasks include hedge laying, coppicing, fence repair, pond restoration, glade creation, tree planting & heath land conservation. The group also does various wildlife surveys in order to monitor the local native wildlife, these have included surveys on butterflies, wildflowers, reptiles, mushrooms, bats & pond life. The group encourages links with other community groups, schools & environmental conservation groups, in order to advance the public knowledge of environmental conservation, Lesnes Abbey wood & it's wildlife. LACV has also organised environmental conservation events in Abbey Wood along side other community groups, environmental conservation groups & schools.

Founded 1994

  • Traditional Hedgelaying

    To restore a traditional native hedgerow, through planting native trees in gaps which have... More
  • HeathLand regeneration

    To improve the biodiversity of Lesnes Abbey wood Heath Land which is a rare habitat in Gre... More
  • Traditional chestnut wooden fencing

    To maintain and restore traditional wooden fencing which protects native plants and wildli... More