Croydon has gained two “Tree Oscars” in awards introduced this week by the Forestry Fee and the Mayor of London.
The London Tree and Woodland Awards are of their 12th yr of celebrating the work of people, communities and professionals to guard, enhance and broaden tree and woodland cowl within the capital, what they name “London’s city forest”.
The exhausting work and dedication of volunteers and the London Wildlife Belief at preserving and conserving a patch of the traditional Nice North Wooden at Spa Wooden, off Beulah Hill in Higher Norwood, gained them the Neighborhood Woodland Award.
Last year, the Friends of Spa Woods used a £2,000 grant to create a nature trail, utilizing wooden carvings, fairy doorways and some different surprises. Their work has now acquired recognition with a Tree Oscar.
Croydon Council’s woodland managers gained the Borough Tree and Woodland Award, recognising their work in managing the 500 hectares of woodland across the borough (cue jokes about “whereas it’s nonetheless there” and references to Brick by Brick).