Russell Miller
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Russell Miller's Discussions

computer recycling

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russell Miller Jan 21, 2014. 2 Replies

Despite searching various websites I remain unclear as to what I should do with my old computers?  Do I just get Hackney Bulk Waste to collect them or does that risk them going to landfill?  I have 3…Continue

Sustainable Hackney Success Medal Table

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kate Mitchell Aug 7, 2012. 1 Reply

We don't celebrate our success enough so here's a place to post anything you think to be a positive achievement for a sustainable Hackney.My openers...EAST MASRH Olympic Coach Park (Er- some…Continue

Tags: meadows, HMUG, HPF, bats, biodiversity

 

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Woodland Management Workshop - Wick Woodland - FULLY BOOKED at Wick Woodland

January 29, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
Sunday 29  January SUNDAYS Woodland Management – Wick Woodland – 10am- 4pmCoppicing, tree felling, building dead hedge habitat. Free soup cooked in the woods! Limited places.Booking essential. To book reply to this mail or e-mail: trees@treemusketeers.org.ukTO BOOK e-mail: trees@treemusketeers.org.ukMeet 10am at the Hackney Community Tree Nursery.EVERYONE WELCOME.See More
Jan 27
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Formative Pruning Demonstration - Hackney Downs at Hackney Downs

January 30, 2017 from 10am to 2pm
Monday 30 January 2017 Formative Tree Pruning on Hackney Downs   10am - 2pmTMs have planted over 150 new trees on Hackney Downs in the last 12 years and we have almost completed re-stocking.Russell will be demonstrating formative pruning, pruning TM's young trees into optimum shape for the years to come.Meet on the bowling green at 10am or find us on the Downs.See More
Jan 27
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baby tree care - Hackney Community Tree Nursery at Hackney Community Tree Nursery

September 24, 2016 from 10am to 2pm
Come help pot up and care for baby trees at the lovely Hackney Community Tree Nursery on Hackney Marshes. You will love the site and get hands on with trees destined for planting out in Hackney.Meet 10.00 am at the Tree Nursery.EVERYONE WELCOME.Tree Musketeers plant most of the trees that go into Hackney Parks.  ALL TM trees are grown locally at the lovely Hackney Community Tree Nursery on Hackney Marshes.Locally grown trees avoid carbon emissions in transporting trees long distances and help…See More
Sep 22, 2016
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Watering New Trees at Abney Park and Clissold Park at Abney Park and Clissold Park

August 15, 2016 from 10am to 12:30pm
Tree Musketeers planted 3 new trees in Abney and 6 in Clissold Park this winter. Planting is just the start however. New trees need watering if they are to establish a good root system in their new home.Help TMs water the new trees. Meet 10am at Abney Park's main gates on STamford Hill. MAPEVERYONE WELCOMESee More
Jul 6, 2016
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Watering New Trees at Well Street Common at Abney Park and Clissold Park

August 15, 2016 from 10am to 12:30pm
Tree Musketeers planted 3 new trees in Abney and 6 in Clissold Park this winter. Planting is just the start however. New trees need watering if they are to establish a good root system in their new home.Help TMs water the new trees. Meet 10am at Abney Park's main gates on STamford Hill. MAPEVERYONE WELCOMESee More
Jul 6, 2016
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baby tree care - Hackney Community Tree Nursery at Hackney Community Tree Nursery

July 30, 2016 from 10am to 2pm
We will be scything, tree pruning, re-potting, fruit picking, etc. at the lovely Hackney Community Tree Nursery on Hackney Marshes. You will love the site and get hands on with trees destined for planting out in Hackney.Meet 10.00 am at the Tree Nursery.EVERYONE WELCOME.Tree Musketeers plant most of the trees that go into Hackney Parks.  ALL TM trees are grown locally at the lovely Hackney Community Tree Nursery on Hackney Marshes.Locally grown trees avoid carbon emissions in transporting trees…See More
Jul 6, 2016
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Jun 29, 2016
Russell Miller posted events
Jun 29, 2016
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Spycops and the Fight for Justice

Subversion, sabotage and spying: Political policing and state racism in the UKThis was the title of the extraordinary conference I attended at South Bank Uni in early April. Over 2 days speaker after speaker spoke about appalling cases of racism, subversion, dishonesty, criminality and violence by the police and other British State agents. I was familiar with many of the cases and even worked with some of the…See More
Jun 18, 2016
Russell Miller posted a blog post

Spycops and the Fight for Justice

Subversion, sabotage and spying: Political policing and state racism in the UKThis was the title of the extraordinary conference I attended at South Bank Uni in early April. Over 2 days speaker after speaker spoke about appalling cases of racism, subversion, dishonesty, criminality and violence by the police and other British State agents. I was familiar with many of the cases and even worked with some of the…See More
Jun 12, 2016
A blog post by Russell Miller was featured

Amber Nectar - Oak Bracket Returns to Clissold after 8 year Absence

It was wonderful to find my old friend Inonotus dryadeus (also known as Oak Bracket) back in Clissold on Monday. Calling a bracket fungus a friend may seem a bit weird but having not seen this amber beauty for 8 years it was joyous to rediscover it on the same veteran plum tree where it fruited in 2008. Surely knowing…See More
Jun 10, 2016
Russell Miller posted a blog post

Amber Nectar - Oak Bracket Returns to Clissold after 8 year Absence

It was wonderful to find my old friend Inonotus dryadeus (also known as Oak Bracket) back in Clissold on Monday. Calling a bracket fungus a friend may seem a bit weird but having not seen this amber beauty for 8 years it was joyous to rediscover it on the same veteran plum tree where it fruited in 2008. Surely knowing…See More
Jun 10, 2016
Russell Miller added a discussion to the group Trees
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leaf varigation on Pride of India

Anyone come across viral disease causing severe leaf varigation on Pride of India?The same symptoms appear on two trees in different Hackney parks.I've also noticed iron deficiency on several trees this spring (Q. robur and Prunus dulcis) but not this severity. This looks more like viral than nutrient issue.See More
Jun 8, 2016
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Wild Bee Walk and West Hackney Rec

I Tweeted (@treeruss) the above photo to advertise yesterday's bee walk and it happens to feature the first bee we saw.  This is a male Hairy Yellow-Face bee Hylaeus hylinatus. It's tiny, less than 6mm! Yesterday's male was a bit dozy, presumably due to the cold weather. It soon warmed up in the glass tube I used to show…See More
Jun 5, 2016
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Watering New Trees on Hackney Downs at Hackney Downs

June 6, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
Tree Musketeers planted over 100 new trees in Hackney parks this winter. Planting is just the start however. New trees need watering if they are to establish a good root system in their new home.Help TMs water the new trees at Hackney Downs meet at the old bowling green or find us in the park. MAP.EVERYONE WELCOMESee More
Jun 3, 2016
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UPDATE! Wild Bees Walk - West Hackney Recreation Ground at West Hackney Recreation Ground

June 4, 2016 from 12am to 1:30pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS WALK will now START at 12 due to a clash with Stoke Newington Literary festival.Russell will be looking for native wild bees in the park.Learn about some of the 250 species of British bees and how to find them.MAPFREE but phone Sam on 07913350510 to book a place ! or email sam@stpaulswesthackney.org!See More
Jun 1, 2016

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About me
Political and environmental activist. Lived in Dalston for 20 years. Formerly campaigner for social justice with Hackney Community Defence Association (HCDA) and as a civil rights lawyer. Now focus on learning/teaching about trees, biodiversity and ecology.
Tree professional and activist (Tree Musketeer). Member Sustainable Hackney steering group.
Interests
Biodiversity, Built Environment, Education, Energy, Food, Green Economy, Waste and recycling

Russell Miller's Blog

Spycops and the Fight for Justice

Posted on June 12, 2016 at 14:00 0 Comments

Subversion, sabotage and spying: Political policing and state racism in the UK

This was the title of the extraordinary conference I attended at South Bank Uni in early April. Over 2 days speaker after speaker spoke about appalling cases of racism, subversion, dishonesty, criminality and violence by the…

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Amber Nectar - Oak Bracket Returns to Clissold after 8 year Absence

Posted on June 10, 2016 at 14:30 0 Comments

It was wonderful to find my old friend Inonotus dryadeus (also known as Oak Bracket) back in Clissold on Monday. Calling a bracket fungus a friend may seem a bit weird but having not seen this amber beauty for 8 years it was joyous to rediscover it on the same veteran plum tree where it…

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Wild Bee Walk and West Hackney Rec

Posted on June 5, 2016 at 11:08 0 Comments

I Tweeted (@treeruss) the above photo to advertise yesterday's bee walk and it happens to feature the first bee we saw.  This is a male Hairy Yellow-Face bee Hylaeus hylinatus. It's tiny, less than 6mm! Yesterday's male was a bit dozy, presumably due to the cold weather. It…

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went DOWN TO THE deadWOOD TODAY

Posted on May 22, 2016 at 20:30 0 Comments

If you know what you are looking for it's not that hard to demonstrate the vital importance of deadwood in parks.

10 minutes at a horse chestnut stump in CLissold Park this afternoon revealled 2 new nationally scarce species for the park:

  • a fungus beetle called Hallomenus binotatus Nationally Scarce…
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