Jeff

Jeff is the group leader

Oct 292012
 
A lovely day at St Margaret's Bay

  Sunday 28 October,weather forecast not promising  – heavy rain and a cold wind off the sea. Most of the regular people I knew of weren’t going for various reasons so I said to Wendy we had better go, no one will turn up , we can have a cup of tea and come home. […]

 Posted by on 29 October 2012 at 11:04 am

Goathurst Common – Nightjars in the rain!

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Jul 082012
 
Goathurst Common - Nightjars in the rain!

As we set out  I wondered how many others would be as adventurous (mad) as us to go wandering about in the rain on a Saturday evening birdwatching. If no one turned up at least we could have a couple of pints in The Woodman! Anyway to my surprise there were about a dozen of […]

 Posted by on 8 July 2012 at 11:22 am

Volunteers wanted! Wildlife and Countryside Fair: Sunday 9th September 2012

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Jul 012012
 
Volunteers wanted! Wildlife and Countryside Fair: Sunday 9th September 2012

This annual flagship event returns to its normal date in September at RSPB Northward Hill. The event is only possible with the help of volunteers and in the past the Gravesend Group has provided a number of volunteers. Your continued involvement is essential to make the fair a success. Volunteers will be asked to do […]

 Posted by on 1 July 2012 at 11:09 am
May 302012
 
Buzzards saved!

I have received this which is good news Jeffrey Kirk Media Release For immediate release: Wednesday 30 May 2012 THE PUBLIC STEPS UP FOR BUZZARDS   The RSPB is pleased that an outpouring of public concern for a much-loved bird has encouraged Richard Benyon – the Wildlife Minister – to drop proposals to licence the […]

 Posted by on 30 May 2012 at 1:49 pm

Buzzards to be controlled on shooting estates!

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May 282012
 

I have received the following and been asked to bring this to your attention. Shocking news indeed and I am sure you will wish to make your objections known Jeffrey Kirk From RSPB South East Regional Office We would really appreciate a few more moments of your time to email DEFRA Minister Richard Benyon MP, […]

 Posted by on 28 May 2012 at 10:54 am

Message from Gordon Allison’s parents

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Feb 292012
 

“Carol and Jim Allison would like to express our grateful thanks to all Gordon’s friends and colleagues who have been such a great support to us during the last few weeks. We have been greatly encouraged by all the wonderful cards, letters, emails and comments on blogs, posts etc. We have also been moved by […]

 Posted by on 29 February 2012 at 7:12 pm

Big Garden Birdwatch (28-29 January).

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Jan 212012
 

Most of you will have received a personalised survey sheet with Birds magazine and I hope you will take an hour to count the birds you see in your garden, or on your selected patch.   The information the RSPB receives is vital in judging the health of bird populations throughout the country. Malcolm, Sally, Sue, […]

 Posted by on 21 January 2012 at 12:43 pm

Proposed airport in Thames Estuary – RSPB response!

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Jan 212012
 

I have received the following from the RSPB media office. There has of course been a lot in the local and national media about all this and if the consultation goes further then I would expect the RSPB to become a lot more vocal. But let’s hope that common sense prevails – the last thing […]

 Posted by on 21 January 2012 at 12:09 pm
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