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Feb 232019
 

Our next indoor meeting takes place this Tuesday, 26 February at the Gravesend Masonic Halls. The presentation will be “LOOKING FOR THE GOSHAWK” by Conor Jameson. This once common bird of prey has all but disappeared from our forests. Why? And where is the elusive Goshawk now? The meeting starts at 2pm and will finish […]

 Posted by on 23 February 2019 at 12:00 pm
Feb 222019
 
Dungeness Reserve update February 2019

Here is the latest news from the RSPB team at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates A lot of our reserve work has been focussed on clearing willow and sea buckthorn from the ARC pits this month. It is a tough but important job to keep these two quite invasive species of plant in line. The pits […]

 Posted by on 22 February 2019 at 4:10 pm
Feb 142019
 

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Sunday, 17th February at Dungeness. Park in the Old Lighthouse car park TN29 9NA (TR088169). We hope to see lots of gulls, gannets & grebes. Later we will visit the RSPB reserve TN29 9PS (TR067184) for ducks, egrets and possibly a bittern on the new RSPB islands. The meetings starts at 10am and […]

 Posted by on 14 February 2019 at 12:00 pm
Feb 112019
 

Our next indoor meeting takes place this Thursday, 14th February at Northfleet School for Girls. The presentation will be “Shetland” by Howard Vaughan. Howard’s adventures in Shetland! The special wildlife encountered by Howard in this northerly outpost of Britain. The meeting will start at 07:30pm and will finish at 09:45pm. Admission to all our indoor meetings is […]

 Posted by on 11 February 2019 at 12:00 pm
Jan 302019
 

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Saturday, 2nd February at Rainham Marshes RSPB reserve. Meet in the reserve car park RM19 1SX (TQ551790) . We hope to see lots of waders & wildfowl with perhaps a view of the barn owl. In the reed beds: bearded tits, reed buntings & stonechats. The meeting will start at […]

 Posted by on 30 January 2019 at 12:00 pm
Jan 282019
 
Wicken Fen - Sunday 12th May

Our spring coach trip this year is to Wicken Fen, the National Trust’s oldest nature reserve which provides a window on a ‘lost landscape’  – a unique remnant of undrained fenland which once covered the vast lowlands of East Anglia. Today Wicken Fen is one of Europe’s most important wetlands, home to over 9,000 recorded […]

 Posted by on 28 January 2019 at 8:01 pm
Jan 222019
 

Don’t forget the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch takes place this weekend, 26th/27th January. Simply sit down with a cuppa for an hour and count the birds in your garden. Submit your results on the RSPB website and be part of the 2019 BGBW!

 Posted by on 22 January 2019 at 12:00 pm
Jan 192019
 

Our next indoor meeting takes place this Tuesday, 22nd January at the Gravesend Masonic Halls. The presentation will be “CONSERVATION PROJECTS AT WILDWOOD” by Suzanne Kynaston. An overview of projects including the captive breeding of dormice & water voles. The meeting will start at 2pm and will finish at 4pm. Our meetings are open to […]

 Posted by on 19 January 2019 at 12:00 am