Here is the latest news letter from the RSPB reserve at Dungeness:
Reserve News Updates
Summer Work Programme
Summer is the time of year where we work hard to spruce up our reserve for visitors. The trails are being constantly mowed, we have started giving some of the hides a fresh coat of paint, Makepeace hide’s repairs are re-starting and our toilets have been repainted. Despite the dry weather, many of our wildflowers and our meadows are still flourishing and we are seeing plenty of bees, butterflies and dragonflies around the reserve. We have been topping some of our grassy fields to turn into hay for our cattle farmers to feed their cows with over the winter. Ragwort pulling is a job that ...
Just a reminder that our next outdoor meeting this Saturday 14th July, will be a “volunteer day” at Cliffe Pools. The plan is to meet in the Cliffe Pools car park for a 10am start, where the main task will be litter clearance with maybe some trail trimming if time […]
We now have the details of our upcoming “volunteer day” at Cliffe Pools in July. The plan is to meet in the Cliffe Pools car park for a 10am start, where the main task will be litter clearance with maybe some trail trimming if time permits. Because this is still […]
The Group’s first Volunteer day of the year took place at Cliffe Pools where our main activity was litter picking. Our enthusiastic team met Will and Ruth from RSPB Northward Hill, and we discussed our plan of action – although it was noticeable that there was far less litter around […]
A large group (30+) of members and visitors met at 10am at the RSPB reserve at Northward Hill. We had decided that we would head for the woodland – hoping to find some shade, in what was already a very hot day. With permission from Ruby, assistant warden, we headed […]