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

Jul 242021

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Tuesday, 27th July at Allhallows. Meet by the ‘British Pilot’ pub ME3 9QW. This is a morning walk to Yantlett Creek & along the Thames river wall. The muddy shore attracts gulls, oystercatchers & waders. The meeting will start at 10am and will finish around 1pm. Leaders: Malcolm […]

 Posted by on 24 July 2021 at 12:00 pm
Jul 212021

Our next outdoor meeting will take place this Saturday 24 July at WARNHAM Nature Reserve, Horsham Meet in the reserve car park RH12 2RA. Thisis a new venue for our group with trails, hides, a visitor centre and many different habitats. There is a £3 entry charge (at the moment they are only accepting card […]

 Posted by on 21 July 2021 at 12:00 pm
Jul 102021
First outdoor trip to Samphire Hoe this Sunday

Just to confirm, our first outdoor trip this year, which is to Samphire Hoe on Sunday 11 July will be taking place. Please be mindful that Covid-19 restrictions do still apply at this time for meeting people outside. (Max. 30 people outside, (6 inside), maintain social distances, wear a mask inside, regularly wash hands.)Here’s hoping […]

Jun 252021
Swanscombe Marshes SSSI - your action requested

You will be aware of Swanscombe Marshes and its recent notification as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) – this recognises the sites national importance for its breeding birds, invertebrates, plants and geological features. As part of the process, Natural England, the government’s nature conservation agency, must formally consult on this notification, which runs […]

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 […]