Jul 302016
Only a week to go!

If you have any doubt about attending next Saturday’s Hen Harrier Day event at Rainham Marshes, take a look at this link. A young aspiring naturalist from Northern Ireland.   His blog is an inspiration, and if that doesn’t convince you to join us, then the linked videos from Chris Packham might just do the […]

Jul 292016

You may remember we’ve previously posted copies of the “Mudlark” magazine published by the Medway Swale Estuary Partnership. Well, that magazine is no longer going to be published but is replaced by a new online magazine called “Longshore Drift”. Published in partnership with Longshore Editions, it can be accessed at www.longshoredrift.org.uk. Many of you will recognise some […]

 Posted by on 29 July 2016 at 2:16 pm
Jul 262016
Sevenoaks Reserve Trip

On Tuesday a large group met at Sevenoaks Kent Wildlife Trust Reserve for our July walk. It was nice to see so many people turn up for this meeting – and for some this was their first visit to the reserve! Sevenoaks is always worth visiting although July can be a difficult time of year […]

 Posted by on 26 July 2016 at 8:49 pm
Jul 232016
Wader Quest Newsletter

You may remember back in April we had a presentation about “Wader Quest”, an organisation founded by Rick and Elis Simpson to help conserve threatened waders. We have just received a copy of their latest newsletter which gives an insight into the valuable work they are doing. Please click on the image to read the […]

 Posted by on 23 July 2016 at 11:29 pm
Jul 102016
Group at the Gravesend Regatta 2016

This weekend the Group were at the 2016 Gravesend Regatta.  No, we weren’t rowing on the Thames against the Three Daws, instead, like last year, we ran a stall on the Promenade Green offering free wildlife masks for children to colour in and wear.  During the course of the day we shared our masks with many […]

 Posted by on 10 July 2016 at 11:50 pm
Jul 042016
Group Trip to Rainham RSPB Reserve

Anyone can tell the difference between a Gadwall and a Mallard – can’t they?  Well, it would appear it is not as easy as some of us thought! Eleven of us arrived at Rainham Marshes on what felt like the first day of summer after the wettest June most could remember.  Blue sky and powder […]

 Posted by on 4 July 2016 at 8:12 pm