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The only in print history of Harold Hill and Noak Hill.

Where to buy and specimen pages

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Details on the 2013 Extension to the Nature Reserve, includes links to download the entire report which includes the ecological report on protected species, veteran trees, management plans and much more.

A major piece of research that I did censusing the birds in Dagnam Park in 1972 is now available on our website. It contains all the individual species maps, fifty year national population trends and more. Go to bird census

Peter Riley's FODP video review of the year 2018.

2019 AGM

The Friend's of Dagnam Park, Annual General Meeting for 2019 took place on Friday 15th February. For all officers reports, accounts and minutes click here.

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14th March 2019

We recently received 80 whip sized tree saplings  donated by the Woodland trust. They came with rather flimsy protection that did not stand up to the high winds and nibbling deer. So we spent £333 (from FoDP reserve funds) on fencing posts and strong wire netting. This project will be finished by Sunday.

The LBH parks department also planted more mature saplings along the gravel track leading to the manor house site. This was paid for by FODP (£943) and is part of our annual capital project.  (The council give FODP £1000 per year in recognition of us being the official friends group of the Manor).

Alan York

Feb 2019,   Tim Doman's latest

drone video

Next litter pick will be 8th and 9th June 2019.

For a full list of 2019 events click here.

Litter pickers are supplied as are black sacks but because of the conditions underfoot please wear appropriate footwear. The litter pick will be cancelled if the weather is bad and a post will be place on this website as well as on the Dagnam Park (The Manor) Harold Hill Facebook Users Group. Meet in the Settle Road car park 9.15 for 9.30

We also meet every Tuesday from 9.30am as a working party. Currently we are renovating the Settle Road entrance pathways and fencing. We also meet at the archaeology Manor House dig site every Friday, again from 9.30am. . All tools, gloves and refreshments are provided. All welcome...............  Alan York

 

14th May 2019

Members of the FODP began work on clearing the pathway from the small car park to the circle of trees today. Over the years grass and other vegetation has encroached upon it, reducing it's width. It is hoped that in time the path will be clear and wide enough to allow people in wheel chairs or those who have to use walking aids access to more of the park than they can at the moment.   Don Tait

30th April 2019

Members of the dig team took on a new role today by picking up brushes and painting the fencing around the car park. They will be continuing this over the next few weeks (Tuesday mornings) and by the time that they have finished it is hoped that the fencing will not have to be done again for more than a few years.              Don Tait

March 2019

The FoDP have recently been successful in obtaining a grant of £3,560 from The Land of the Fanns Community Action Fund which will be used mainly for work on the reserve's trees. Click for details