News

Latest news from the group or about the group!

Aug 122017
 

Here is the latest news from Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Summer Work Programme One of the biggest projects our reserve has seen for a long time is underway. We are undertaking work on Burrowes Pit to raise the heights of the islands. The ‘Re-tern project’ aims to increase the island heights and shape them accordingly […]

 Posted by on 12 August 2017 at 9:48 am
Jul 152017
 

Here is the latest news from RSPB Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Summer Work Programme Summer is here which means a lot of fast growing vegetation and a lot of trail maintenance for our Warden team. Mowing paths, cutting back bramble and keeping on top of the Discovery Area have been a few of the things […]

 Posted by on 15 July 2017 at 1:04 pm
May 222017
 
Broadwater Warren Bioblitz

Broadwater Warren is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year, as part of a programme of events they are hoping to carry out a Bioblitz to celebrate and record what species can be found on the reserve. They are looking for help to survey and record what species are calling Broadwater Warren home.  The event will […]

 Posted by on 22 May 2017 at 8:56 pm
May 152017
 

Here is the latest news update from Dungeness RSPB: Reserve News Updates Spring Work Programme Breeding bird surveys are underway with all of our Warden team up at the crack of dawn (literally) to survey our birds on the reserve. We use these surveys to get an understanding of which species of birds breed here […]

 Posted by on 15 May 2017 at 5:16 pm
Apr 232017
 

Here is the latest news from the Dungeness RSPB team: Reserve News Updates Spring Work Programme New fences are being put up around the fields and the electric fence is being monitored and maintained to help protect our ground nesting birds in the fields. Last month, lots of scrub clearance was undertaken on the islands in […]

 Posted by on 23 April 2017 at 8:57 pm
Mar 142017
 

Here is the latest news from the team at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Spring Work Programme Spring is well and truly under way and with it comes a change of our work programme on the reserve. A lot of bramble and gorse work has been undertaken, to remove old leggy/woody branches to allow fresh new […]

 Posted by on 14 March 2017 at 7:30 pm
Mar 022017
 
What's on in March

Here is the latest poster for our events in March (click on the image to see the poster). We distribute this poster to locations in and around Gravesend to publicise what we do and to encourage new people to come along and enjoy our events. Please feel free to print copies of the poster and display them yourself (maybe in […]

 Posted by on 2 March 2017 at 10:22 am
Feb 112017
 

here is the latest news from Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Winter Work Programme The majority of the work we do over the winter is clearing willow from the edges of water bodies to restore the natural fen habitat which increases diversity within the water and benefitting invertebrates and wader populations. A lot of willow has […]

 Posted by on 11 February 2017 at 12:48 pm