September 2020 Newsletter.

Friends of the Earth Events.
Join Portsmouth Friends of the Earth’s campaign planning meeting on Monday 21 September at 7pm online. All welcome.  Email for the link and agenda.   

Friends of the Earth Plastic Campaign – quarterly webinar.  Thursday 10 September 6:30pm.  Celebrating our sucess so far & refocussing our efforts on improving the government’s Environment Bill.   

Join Friends of the Earth to discuss our new nature campaign. Tuesday 22 September 7-8:30pm or Thursday 24 September 5:30-7pm.  This call is for local FOE groups and climate action groups.
Pompey Street Space campaign 
What do you think about the proposal to have cycle lanes on both sides of Elm Grove, segragated and with no car parking except for disabled drivers and people loading and unloading?  Email your views to

Other events and activities 

Online talks about nature
Natural History Museum
The Weird World of Dinosaur Hands – Tuesday 1 September 

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust.
Chalk Stream Invertebrates for Beginners – Wednesday 2 September 3-4:30pm.  Chalk stream favourites – Thursday 24 September 7-8:30pm.  To find out more or to register email 

Greenpeace Portsmouth meeting – Wednesday 2 September 7:30pm 

Green Drinks Guided Walk – Thursday 10 September  7:30-9pm.  Subject to Covid 19 guidelines – please check for updates.  Explore the remnants of the coastal heathland of Fort Cumberland West and Vegetative Shingle of Eastney Beach.  Meeting at the Fort Cumberland Road car park. 

The Great British September Clean 11-27 September Keep Britain Tidy is asking people to clean up their local park or beach either individually or in groups of no more than 6 people (if from different households).

Walk around Langstone Harbour – Saturday 26 September.  Join John Worley for a 13 mile walk around the harbour.  Details to follow or email


Take part in the Marine Conservation Society’s National Jellyfish Survey by reporting your sightings

Tell the Chancellor you want a Green & Fair Recovery

Insects are in decline. Act now to save them!

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