Jan 282018
 

Please note that the date for the Cliffe Pools Beach Clean is now 24th February (not May as previously stated)! Other details are all available on our previous post here Please contact Katie Thatcher direct to register your interest at: northkentmarshes@rspb.org.uk Look forward to seeing you there  

Jan 262018
 

Some of you (who get the South East BBC News rather than London) may already be aware that Dave Saunders, Simon Ginnaw and several others are setting up a beach clean along the River Thames at Cliffe Pools.   Full details are on the links highlighted below, however, the aim is to clear the accumulation […]

Jan 252018
 
Group Trip to Dungeness

Eight of us met at the old lighthouse on a miserable overcast day.  However, despite the apocalyptic forecast, the morning proved not to be too bad.  We walked out to the beach and saw sparrows, starlings and blue tit in the scrub on the way.  We decided not to go as far as the patch […]

 Posted by on 25 January 2018 at 3:07 pm
Jan 222018
 

Kevin Cox, Chair of the rspb has a guest blog for Mark Avery regarding the future of driven grouse shooting and its impact on our uplands and the species which inhabit it. Feel free to share it. https://markavery.info/2018/01/22/guest-blog-driven-grouse-shooting-borrowed-time-rspb-chair-kevin-cox/

 Posted by on 22 January 2018 at 8:26 pm
Jan 112018
 

Here is the latest news on activities and events at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Winter Work Programme Lots of different tasks have been undertaken on the reserve at the moment. We are still clearing our Oppen Pits of willow and reed mace to encourage the fen habitat and higher biodiversity. We have felled some old […]

 Posted by on 11 January 2018 at 7:11 pm
Jan 062018
 
Shellness and Capel Fleet

Thirteen stalwart (and well wrapped up) members of the Group met at Leysdown on Saturday morning for our first group outing of 2018.   With a biting north wind, we needed those layers.   The tide was out when we arrived.   We were greeted by a pied wagtail on the seawall, and several black-headed […]

Jan 032018
 

Our first meeting of 2018 takes place this Saturday, 6th January at Shellness and Capel Fleet. Meet at the seawall at Leysdown (TR042699) ME12 4RJ. From there, we will walk to Shellness where we hope to see the wader roost. Afterwards we will visit Capel Fleet raptor watchpoint (TR013689) ME12 4BA for marsh harriers & […]

 Posted by on 3 January 2018 at 12:00 pm