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Jun 042020

Some of you facebook users will know all about the group’s “stay-at-home” group and will know that those members have been counting wildlife in their gardens during lock-down, but for the many who don’t use facebook or those who prefer to stick with the “old” technology like emails and websites (including me 😉 ), here […]

 Posted by on 4 June 2020 at 1:11 pm
Apr 282020
Don't forget your library

If you enjoy reading and are running out of books, this article may help. I have rediscovered my library membership at KCC libraries, where I can “borrow” eBooks and eAudiobooks as well as having access to eMagazines and eNewspapers. I’ve already borrowed a couple of books and have my name on a few others currently […]

 Posted by on 28 April 2020 at 11:19 am
Apr 082020
Lockdown TV birding

You may remember my experiment way back in 2013 when I kept a list of all the birds I spotted while watching TV – here is the original article if you want to read it: Armchair Birding Well, in these difficult times I thought it would be a good time to suggest it as another […]

 Posted by on 8 April 2020 at 6:23 pm
Mar 262020
Help needed to rescue old UK rainfall records

At a loss to know what to do with your self-isolation time? I saw this on the BBC News website and thought some of you may be interested in helping out: BBC News article – rescue old rainfall records You’re not required to rummage through old bound volumes; the Met Office has already scanned the […]

 Posted by on 26 March 2020 at 4:55 pm
Mar 202020

I’ve just received this from the team at Dungeness: “As of today, our visitor centre, hides and toilets will be closed until further notice. We have also cancelled our events programme up until the end of May (although we will review this regularly as the situation changes). Anyone who has booked and paid for an […]

 Posted by on 20 March 2020 at 3:23 pm
Mar 172020

Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, all our indoor meetings are cancelled until further notice – hopefully, we can resume in the autumn. The coach trip to Minsmere will also have to be cancelled. A decision about outdoor meetings will be made in the next few days. Wishing everyone safe times ahead.  

 Posted by on 17 March 2020 at 8:19 am
Mar 092020
Orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra

Our next indoor meeting takes place this Thursday 12 March at Northfleet School for Girls. The presentation will be “Orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra” by Alison Bristo. Alison shares stories & experiences gained in voluntary work with Orangutans for the Sumatran Orangutan Society, also describing the personal ‘journey’ that led her to Borneo. The meeting […]

 Posted by on 9 March 2020 at 12:00 pm