Tag Archives: Environment

It’s competition time

After the success of our writing competition for young people last year, we’ve decided to run a series of three competitions (art, science and writing) related to the Ponds Project. Our writing and science competitions are for secondary schools students … Continue reading

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More tree planting

Last week, BAM planted more trees to replace some of those removed at the beginning of the project. Two semi-mature London Plane trees were planted by the deck at Hampstead No. 2 pond, to replace the two mature trees removed … Continue reading

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Through the seasons

Regular Heath visitor, David Cole, has been kind enough to send a selection of photos he has been taking from the same position on Hampstead Heath, as the works have progressed. David swims in the Men’s Pond daily and has … Continue reading

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Good things come in trees

Earlier this week the tree planting programme began at the Model Boating Pond. Approximately 186 trees and shrubs are to be planted across the Heath to replace trees which were removed in February 2015 to build the scheme. These are … Continue reading

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The grass is always greener

As the construction element of the project draws to a close, we can now start to see grass shoots appearing in the areas which have alredy been hydro-seeded. This includes the area to the west of Model Boating Pond. All … Continue reading

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The finishing touches

Now the majority of construction works are finished, the focus moves to environmental restoration, specifically seeding and planting. The areas to the west of Model Boating Pond have now been seeded and we are waiting for the green shoots to … Continue reading

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