Announcements of forthcoming meetings and other events that maybe of interest.

Apr 032021
National Turtle Dove Survey 2021

Kent’s Turtle Doves need you! Not that long ago the purring call of the Turtle Dove was a familiar soundtrack to the spring and summer in the Kent countryside – but times have changed, and numbers of these attractive doves have tumbled. The current estimate of between 200 and 400 pairs means Kent is now […]

Mar 262021

We have now cancelled all our outdoor meetings planned for the first half of 2021. If lockdown easing goes to plan, we hope to be able to hold our first outdoor meeting on Sunday,11th July at Samphire Hoe. This will be subject to Government and RSPB guidance prevailing at the time, so please check our […]

 Posted by on 26 March 2021 at 7:47 pm
Mar 112021
Swanscombe Marshes - What can you do?

Hot on the heels of the previous post where Natural England have recognised that the area should be designated as a SSSI, it is important to remember that this in no way means that the London Resort Development will not go through. The final decision on the development will be made by the Secretary of […]

Feb 182021
Saving Sussex's Swifts

The Sussex Wildlife Trust have a zoom meeting next week (Wednesday, 24th February 2021 from 7pm – 8pm) which many of you will be interested in. Learn why Swifts are one of our most incredible birds and about the threats they face. Swifts have declined markedly but we explain how everyone can do their bit […]

 Posted by on 18 February 2021 at 4:38 pm
Jan 232021
Big Garden Birdwatch 2021

Just a reminder that the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch takes place over next weekend on the 29th-31st January. Once again the RSPB website has all you’ll need to take part, with instructions for taking part, bird identification guides, hints for attracting birds to your garden, and also some printable posters to put in your window to […]

 Posted by on 23 January 2021 at 7:57 pm
Jan 112021
Reminder: Get your tickets for the online talk by André Farrar ahead of this Thursday evening

André Farrar will be talking to us this Thursday evening at 7:30pm about ‘Kent – the Wildlife Garden of England’. Please ensure you get your ticket ahead of the event as the ticket sale ends at 7:30pm on Thursday, when the event starts. The tickets are available on a donation basis – with a minimum donation […]

 Posted by on 11 January 2021 at 11:04 pm
Dec 222020
Tickets available for online talk 'Kent - the Wildlife Garden of England' by André Farrar

Our 2021 programme will start with a series of online Zoom talks. We are pleased to present Dr André Farrar on 14 January at 7:30pm. André is the protected areas campaigner for the RSPB and will be talking about his home county of Kent – the Wildlife Garden of England. He considers the mix of […]

 Posted by on 22 December 2020 at 10:07 pm