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Biodiversity and wildlife

The team and what we do

We have a dedicated Biodiversity Team who work with Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteers to manage our borough's nature reserves and wider biodiversity.

The team:

  • carries out ecological management within Sutton's nature reserves to protect, maintain and enhance ensure wildlife-friendly habitats for flora and fauna
  • educates children and adults about the local environment and the wildlife in the borough through events at Sutton Ecology Centre
  • promotes awareness and understanding amongst the general public through delivering guided walks and talks around the borough
  • works with the planning department to advise on wildlife issues associated with planning applications
  • maintains up to date, accurate and accessible records of the habitats and species in the borough
  • offers advice and coordinates actions that can help wildlife locally through the Biodiversity Strategy
  • Contribute towards delivery of the Environment Strategy dealing with nature