Swan + Duck Food Bagging

Our latest session involved six volunteers and replenished stocks after a busy May Day bank holiday

Well done everyone. With demand increasing, we filled 650 bags to get us through to the next session in June.

If you’re interested in joining one of our monthly sessions, send an e-mail to friends@wandsworthcommon.org. Sessions typically last 1-2 hours, but you don’t have to stay the whole time. Any time you can spare is welcome. It's also a good way of catching up.

More information

The swan and duck food project was started by the MAC in 2013 as a way of educating the public into what was appropriate to feed to the wildfowl. Bread sinks to the bottom of the lake where it rots, fouling the water and also attracting rats. Steady sales of the candy-striped bags from Skylark are also a useful source of income for the Common, with all profits going to education and enhancement projects, such as the map and this website.