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Welcome to the newly redeveloped FoSL website. All of the old website features remain. In addition new features include a brand new picture gallery and a page that tells you about the history of the site before and after it became a nature reserve. In the future we plan to add some other new features including an online payment facility through which you will be able to pay your annual subscription or make a donation online.

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October 2013

This year's appeal for the acquisition of a piece of river bank has gone extremely well, thanks to our splendid members. As at October 27th 2013 we have just another £700 to go. It's not too late to make a contribution. It's never too late!

October 2013

Pupils of St Joan of Arc School, Rickmansworth, have made some attractive carved wooden signs for use identifying hides and other viewpoints around Stocker’s lake. For further information see this June 2013 illustrated article from the Watford Observer. The signs have since been put in place around the lake.

June 2013

At our AGM in March 2013 our Chairman, Ian Watson, announced that FoSL was negotiating to buy a 350ft stretch of the Colne River bank. The stretch concerned is north of Springwell Lane, opposite the car repair workshop, on the west bank leading up to the wooden footbridge over the river. The area concerned is highlighted in red on the map below


May 2013