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King Henrys Wharf development – fox family chased from their home

King Henrys Wharf development – fox family chased from their home

Last night an alert resident spotted the fox family that lives in the waste ground in Brewhouse Lane opposite Phoenix Wharf being chased from their home by two men with a dog.

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Eighty new reed beds installed on Wapping canal

Eighty new reed beds installed on Wapping canal

By on March 14, 2018 in Birds, Wapping Canal, Wildlife with 0 Comments

Wapping’s much loved ornamental canal is being spruced up today as eighty new floating red beds are being installed along Vinegar Way. 

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He’s back! Kevin (or Keeva) the Kingfisher returns to Wapping

He’s back! Kevin (or Keeva) the Kingfisher returns to Wapping

By on February 21, 2018 in Kingfisher, News, Wildlife with 0 Comments

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Kevin (or Keeva) the Kingfisher has returned to Wapping! Yay! Local resident Roman Werpachowski sent LW some great photos and he has kindly allowed us to share them with you.

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Plans for improving the ecology of Wapping Canal unveiled

Plans for improving the ecology of Wapping Canal unveiled

By on September 4, 2017 in Wapping Canal, Wildlife with 0 Comments

The Tower Habitats team have been busy and have come up with a plan to improve the ecology of Wapping canal with floating reed beds!

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Wapping’s Egyptian Geese goslings continue to thrive on Shadwell Basin

Wapping’s Egyptian Geese goslings continue to thrive on Shadwell Basin

By on August 24, 2017 in Egyptian Geese with 0 Comments

All six Egyptian Geese goslings continue to thrive on and around Shadwell Basin and are now much more than just small balls of fluff. 

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