Jan 302021
Swanscombe Marshes

Following several earlier posts regarding the plan for a Theme Park to be built on the Swanscombe Peninsula, there are several things that we can all do to help fight the plan.  It is not only the impact that this development will have on wildlife in the area, the loss of a rare piece of […]

40th Anniversary Photographs

 News  Comments Off on 40th Anniversary Photographs
Oct 272017

I know our previous photograph link did not work very well.   Apologies, and I hope we have better luck with this one. New slideshow  I have added some more photographs that were taken on the night – many thanks to Sally for some great moments captured. Thanks again to everyone who attended and made […]

Only a week to go!

 Announcements  Comments Off on Only a week to go!
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 […]

Important message from Mike Clarke, RSPB Chief Executive

 Announcements, Leader's Notes  Comments Off on Important message from Mike Clarke, RSPB Chief Executive
Nov 032014
Important message from Mike Clarke, RSPB Chief Executive

This morning I received this message from Mike Clarke and felt I must share it with you all: Important message from Mike Clarke, RSPB Chief Executive As you may be aware, the RSPB has recently come under attack from a group that is clearly backed by shooting and related interests. The Mail on Sunday this […]

Don’t waste the extra hour!

 Announcements  Comments Off on Don’t waste the extra hour!
Oct 232014
Don't waste the extra hour!

We get an extra hour this weekend when the clocks go back to Greenwich Meantime – use your extra hour to make a difference by joining us on our Beach Clean at Rainham Marshes RSPB reserve. The event is being run in partnership with Thames 21, who provide all the equipment, including wellies, gloves and tools. […]

Wednesday Wanderings

 Member Posts  Comments Off on Wednesday Wanderings
May 022014
Wednesday Wanderings

Many of you will know that I and a few friends regularly go out on Wednesday and I had got in the habit of writing about our trips.   Although this did cause a bit of confusion as some thought it was an official group walk that they had missed!   Having had a couple […]


 Trip reps  Comments Off on Minsmere
May 132013

Those of you who have been on one of our previous coach trips to Minsmere will know that once we arrive we disappear off in our separate directions.   This report is therefore only a small representation of the day, and I am sure that others have lots more they could add, so apologies for […]


 Member Posts  Comments Off on Elmley
Oct 122012

In view of the news from the RSPB regarding the future of Elmley, it was a striking  coincidence that we decided to go there this Wednesday for our casual wander. It was bright sunny day and as we approached the reserve the fields were home to many lapwing, curlew and huge flocks of starlings.   […]