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Watch the 2021 TLS Annual Review

Posted by on Mar 22, 2021 in Latest News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

250 guests joined the Thames Landscape Strategy with The Father Thames Trust for the virtual 2021 Annual Meeting.  We were delighted that the new Patron of the Father Thames Trust, Janina Ramirez was able to join us and deliver a key note message.  Janina had been filming all day and rushed home to join us – a huge thank you from everyone at the Father Thames Trust! We were also joined by our friends from Virginia.  We heard from Chief Steve Adkins from the Chickahominy Tribe and Chief Anne Richardson of the Rappahannock Tribe to hear...

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Rewilding Arcadia Consultation Period

Posted by on Apr 28, 2020 in Latest News | 0 comments

REWILDING ARCADIA The Thames Landscape Strategy is currently developing a new project Rewilding Arcadia. It was intended to carry out a period of scoping consultation to see whether our partners support the direction that the initiative proposes however, this has understandably been put on hold during the Covid-19 emergency.  In the meantime we have produced two presentations that outline some of the proposals that can be accessed from this webpage.  Please do note that the ideas are just TLS aspirations at present and consultation will be...

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Covid-19 Response and Recovery

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Latest News | 0 comments

In this unprecedented time of uncertainty regarding public health and safety we need to consider the implications to the work of the Thames Landscape Strategy and its commitments to volunteer events, grants and other projects planned for 2020. At this current time the government has banned public gatherings and asks everyone work from home if at all possible; we have taken the decision to close the TLS office and work from home. We have also, along with our partners and community group friends, postponed or cancelled all up-coming meetings...

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Rewilding the Thames!

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Latest News | 0 comments

Rewilding Arcadia is a new initiative of the Thames Landscape Strategy that takes the ‘On the Edge’ scheme launched by Sir David Attenborough at our 25th anniversary to the next stage.     Jason Debney explains….. ‘Large tracts of the Arcadian Thames is characterised by high quality open space set within the statutory floodplain. By their very nature these places have the ability to be flooded although much of their wildness and dynamism has been lost through historic modifications that have seen the...

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400 Volunteers from Goldman Sachs out on the Riverbank

Posted by on Jul 10, 2019 in Latest News | 0 comments

400 Volunteers from Goldman Sachs out on the River! Just over 400 interns from Goldman Sachs joined the Thames Landscape Strategy this week to carry out a series of valuable conservation tasks.  The volunteers carried out a massive Himalayan balsam bashing activity in the Petersham Backwaters (most of which was covered in the stuff) and cleared ragwort and thistles from Petersham Meadows. After lunch Goldman Sachs carried out a valuable piece of citizen science to record what species (including trees, flowering plants and insects) were...

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