These are activities and projects that the Environment Trust has completed and the difference they have made.
Young Place Shapers (YPS) was an Environment Trust programme funded by the Royal Borough of Kingston, helping young people and young adults to lead and support practical action in their community, including environment volunteering, that was good for people and good for the planet. It was completed in 2016.Read more
Between 2012 and 2016 Jam Yesterday Jam Tomorrow explored the rich history of market gardening in Middlesex in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Heritage Lottery Fund resourced the project which included an exhibition, factsheets, a living garden in Marble Hill Park that continues today, oral histories, education sessions with more than a thousand children, drama and heritage walks.Read more
This was an oral history and heritage conservation project recording the lives of river people who've lived and worked on the Thames. River community volunteers were interviewed by students to conserve heritage and history, linking to places on the Richmond conservation map.Read more
In 2016, the Environment Trust ran the Active Environment Program to engage and inspire people with disabilities about their local environment.
The aim was to provide environment-related activities for everyone in the local community. The Active Environment program offered a range of local walks and activities for people with disabilities and their carers throughout the year.Read more