January 2019 Task Day

A marvellous start to the year with 25 adults and lots of children attending our first task day of 2019. We also welcomed 5 new volunteers to the group and met with a new landowner. We even found time for some birthday cake! Thank you everyone for all your hard work.

February 2019 Task Day

Great turn out for today's task day. Welcome to Lynn, Mick, Mike and Mollie who came along for the first time. Thank you to everyone for all your hard work!

March 2019 Task Day

Thank you to everyone who helped on today's task day. Got lots of work done and weather went from warm sunshine to a brief hail storm! Thanks also to our PCSOs who were patrolling the woods and surrounding areas today.

Woodland Walk – 4 May 2019

A great turn out for today's Woodland Walk led by Neil Coombs, Kent Wildlife Trust. Thank you to Neil and to all who attended - a very interesting and informative morning.

May 2019 Task Day

Thank you to everyone who helped today. We repaired fencing, cleared out an old pond, cleared a footpath, removed an obstruction from another path then went on a plant hunt. What a busy (but very enjoyable) day!

June 2019 Task Day

Despite the rain last Sunday, we still had a good number of volunteers attend our task day who carried out a survey of chalk grassland plants Several plots of 2m square were randomly selected to identify what plants were there. To the untrained eye the area just looked like scrub but on closer examination each plot held a huge quantity ...

July 2019 Task Day, Butterfly Walk and Survey

We would like to say a big thank you to all the volunteers who came out today and helped us on our butterfly survey. We counted 21 species today, with the highlight of finding a Small Blue (Cupido minimus), a new species for the site. The full list of species are: Meadow Brown Gatekeeper Marbled White Small Heath Ringlet Speckled ...

October 2019 Task Day

Volunteer numbers down a bit this month due to half term but the 14 or so who attended achieved loads! Autumn sunshine, plenty of exercise and a good lunch - a very enjoyable day.

November 2019 Task Day

Had an excellent turn out yesterday with over 20 volunteers, including 4 new helpers. Finished clearing the scrub at Primrose Bank so the area is now ready for spring flowers to flourish. There is no task day in December but we'll all be back in January when coppicing will begin. Thank you to all volunteers throughout the year who have ...