April 2021

  • Weekly gardening sessions at the community garden. (March Sunday 10.30-12.30, April Saturday2-4pm) 
  • Community project “Veg on the edge” ( still running) 
  • Weekly litter picking 
  • New compost area created with roof to collect rain water ( nearly completed)
  • Organised 1 tonne cheap affordable compost, delivered today
  • Weekly free forest school sessions March -November, Tuesdays 9.15-10.30 and 11-12.30 
  • Poem created for BS3 green spaces Co work with Beth Calverley, the poetry machine ( collected)
  • Part of Bristol Walk Fest (May, go jauntly) 
  • Part of Secret Garden trail (June)
  • Bat detecting evening walk (ongoing)
  • Part of BS3 Space Trail, transform BS3 into a lively and inviting community art gallery that will inspire residents to explore the local green spaces. 
  • Star counting activity via CPRE ( Feb)
  • Bird count, bug hunt , Butterfly count, tree detectives ( ongoing)
  • Supported a Student on Duke of Edinburgh, bronze ( completed April 21)
  • Creating a wildlife corridor via Dean Lane (not completed yet)
  • Creating a Wild area with Bug hotel, mini ponds, bee hotels, hedgehog huts  ( not completed yet)
  • Group set up to improve playground 
  • DIY bird boxes, bat boxes, notice board repair, beds at community garden( ongoing)
  • Collaboration with beavers, 6-7 year old to complete their gardening badge
  • Lots of funding applications submitted
  • Zip wire survey
  • Older people’s survey
  • Ongoing meetings
  • Various BCC trainings 

Published by dameemilyparkproject

DEPP is a community group made up of local residents. Our aims are to improve Dame Emily Park, for the benefit of all its users, in providing a safe and pleasant environment with good facilities.

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