We are the local RSPB group for the Gravesend area

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Dungeness Reserve update - May 2018

Here is the latest from RSPB Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Spring Work Programme Our all-important breeding bird surveys are currently taking place. Early starts for our warden team as they walk various parts of the reserve to look and listen for signs of ...

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Newsletter - May 2018

Here is our latest newsletter: (Click on the image to read the full document).  

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Gravesend Regatta - your help needed

This year the Gravesend Regatta will take place on 16 & 17 June on Gordon’s Promenade. This is a great opportunity for the group to meet members of the public and raise awareness of conservation issues. The Gravesend RSPB group will at ...

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Lodge Hill - make your voice count

Lodge Hill, the most important site for Nightingales in the UK, is once again under threat from a new housing development.  We need your help again to save it. Medway Council's new public consultation runs from 16 March to 11 May ...

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Recent Announcements

  • Cobham Mausoleum

    Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Tuesday morning, 22nd May, at Cobham Mausoleum. Meet in the car park at the end of Lodge Lane, Cobham (TQ680683) DA12 3BS. A walk through Cobham Woods to hear Spring bird song & see woodland flowers. The meeting will start at 10am and will finish […]

  • Ashdown Forest

    Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Sunday, May 13th at Ashdown Forest. Meet in the car park for the Old Lodge reserve on the B2026 (TQ470305) TN22 3JD. Because there are so many car parks on Ashdown Forest, here is a map showing the car park we start from: Common […]

Latest Trip Reports

  • The Old Lodge - Ashdown Forest
    The Old Lodge – Ashdown Forest

    Ashdown Forest is a bit of a misnomer. It is more like heathland with areas of woodland, in fact nearly two thirds of its 6500 acre site is heathland, which is 2.5% of the UK’s extent of this rare habitat.  A special place to see special flora and fauna. As […]

  • Dawn Chorus
    Dawn Chorus

    Waking up at 4am is not everyone’s idea of weekend enjoyment but that was 9 of us did last Sunday to enjoy the dawn chorus at Cliffe Pools RSPB reserve. With sunrise at 5:30am it was still a dark gloom as we listened to our first songster of the day: […]

Members’ Posts

Group Leader’s Notes