Wirral Environmental Network is a local charity which aims to advance the education of the public about the preservation of our world’s natural environment, ecological sustainability, natural resource conservation, waste minimisation, recycling etc within Wirral and the surrounding area.
We do this through:
Environmental hub – physical and online centre for Wirral sustainability information
Education, talks, workshops and courses around environmental themes
Networking events, promoting local groups and facilitating communication
Our community gardening projects include Falkand Road Organic Gardeners (FROG) and, new for 2021, the Community Green Hub @ St James. Both these projects involve community growing in shared beds, training, courses and events on the sites focused on a range of topics including composting, vegetable growing, hedge and tree care, wildflowers and outdoor crafts. We also support a number of other groups for specific timebound projects to help with their community growing.
Facilities: Volunteering, Community space for hire, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Members of the public best to contact the centre to arrange a time to visit (out of hours phone).
Monday, September 27, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, October 1, 2021 - 17:00
Learn how care farming can help school age children needing alternatives to mainstream education. This two-week online flexible learning course will help you build relationships with schools and Local Education Authorities and also covers how to...
Our online gatherings are an member benefit that take place on first Thursday of each month. The events are part of SF&G's commitment to support networking and improve practice across the sector. A member of SF&G staff will...
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, October 22, 2021 - 17:00
The care farming for mental health course explores how care farming can meet the needs of those with living with mental ill health as part of a health, social care or education programme.
On this course you will:
Learn how care farming can benefit...
We are delighted to welcome new members of staff to our London team: Richard Choksey and Talent Moyo, who join Amber and our freelance Community Grower Ellie.
Richard comes from a background in botanical horticulture and became involved in the...
Great news for the Social Farms & Gardens project ‘Growing Resilience’ this month, as additional funding from the lottery is confirmed. This important funding will enable the charity to expand the project, supporting even more community gardens...
Urban green spaces, including city farms and community gardens, are not being used enough to help people living with dementia and their carers, according to a new report from Natural England.
In one of the biggest surveys of its kind so far, people...
Crop Cycle: Welsh Government fund the supply & installation of Controlled Environment Agriculture systems for the demonstration of community benefits across 4 sites in WalesControlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)...