Mar 092018

We had an excellent talk by Alan Martin last night on REGUA, a project to restore, protect and reforest an area of the Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil. Several people asked for the links to the website and facebook page, which are shown below: Website – REGUA  Facebook – REGUA Twitter – REGUA  

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 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 […]

Nov 112017
Thank you

Following on from our very successful (if a little wet!) Volunteer activity at Northward Hill last Saturday, we have received the following message from the Reserve. “Thank you all for your help on Saturday.   I am sorry you all got so wet, but hope you had fun nevertheless. I’m glad you had a good […]

Aug 042017

Why not come along to Rainham Marshes 11am-4pm Saturday 5th August. Meet Chris Packham, and help to support the Hen Harrier Day Event. To quote Howard Vaughan . . . . “So, we are nearly all ready…. I have not had any time for extra Harrier-on-a-stick making so if you still have one from last […]

Jan 272017
Grey Wagtail

Just in time for Big Garden Birdwatch! Grey Wagtail in my neighbour’s garden, enjoying the water cascade by the Pond. This reminds me how much our birds need running water and bird baths in this cold weather. Make sure you provide them with water as well as food, then sit back and see how many species […]

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 […]