Interested in Newham's natural history? Have a read of this book, a digital copy of Newham Nature Conservation Handbook, published in 1981 by the late London Ecology Unit.
Only a very small number of these books are available in print form, and it's our understanding this is the only copy available online. Available here for free to download, search, enjoy and share.
We believe the contents (even though it's describing a place 30 years older then today - lots of information is still relevant and likely to be of interest to local people.