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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
Jan 162019
 
Dungeness reserve update - January 2019

Here is the latest news from the team at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates We’ve spent a bit of time this month at Lade Pits which is our newest addition to the reserve (taken over from CEMEX in 2015). Removing graffiti from the old railway bridge has been our main job. It’s nowhere near finished as […]

 Posted by on 16 January 2019 at 9:17 pm
Dec 182018
 
Dungeness Reserve update - December 2018

  Here is the latest news from Dungeness RSPB reserve: Reserve News Updates Work continues on maintaining our Oppen Pits. These pits are natural dips in the shingle ridges which built up over time when the Dungeness peninsula was created by the wind and waves. These pits are important natural bodies of water on the […]

 Posted by on 18 December 2018 at 5:11 pm
Nov 152018
 
Dungeness Reserve update November 2018

Here is this month’s news from the RSPB reserve at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Our winter work programme has started on the reserve and this mainly consists of maintaining our Oppen Pits. These pits are natural dips in the shingle ridges which built up over time when the Dungeness peninsula was created by the wind […]

 Posted by on 15 November 2018 at 12:37 pm
Oct 212018
 
Dungeness RSPB reserve update - October 2018

Here is the latest news from Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Wildlife is thriving at Dungeness. Due to the unseasonal warm weather there is still an abundance of insects and food for wildlife. Even now we are still seeing summer birds such as swallows and hobbies on the reserve. Dragonflies and butterflies are still enjoying the […]

 Posted by on 21 October 2018 at 11:16 am
Sep 112018
 
Dungeness RSPB Reserve update for September

Here is the latest from RSPB Dungeness: Reserve News Updates There’s definitely a chill in the morning air recently which is a sign that summer is over and autumn is here! Like many humans who jet off for some sun in warmer places during the winter, many birds choose to migrate south too. We have […]

 Posted by on 11 September 2018 at 6:54 pm
Aug 152018
 

Here is the latest news from the Dungeness RSPB reserve:   Reserve News Updates Summer Work Programme After almost two months of no rainfall here at Dungeness, the recent wet weather has been welcomed by our wildlife and livestock! Although water levels in our pits are low, we have had a brilliant year for seabird […]

 Posted by on 15 August 2018 at 11:19 pm
Jul 212018
 

Here is the latest news letter from the RSPB reserve at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Summer Work Programme Summer is the time of year where we work hard to spruce up our reserve for visitors. The trails are being constantly mowed, we have started giving some of the hides a fresh coat of paint, Makepeace […]

 Posted by on 21 July 2018 at 12:29 pm