• Field meetings
    Field meetings
    Our field visits and indoor winter meetings are free to members.
  • Orthoptera Recording
    Orthoptera Recording
    Find out more about recording Kent's grasshoppers, bush-crickets, crickets and ground-hoppers.
  • Wildlife Notes
    Wildlife Notes
    Terry and Susan Dove's monthly wildlife notes from Little Barton Farm.

Kent Field Club, founded in 1955, aims to deepen the understanding and appreciation of the natural history of Kent, England. Our membership ranges across the spectrum from professional experts in a particular field of study to those who simply appreciate the aesthetic beauty of our countryside and love to walk in it, observing its wildlife in the company of like-minded people.

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Carbon Storage in Intertidal Environments - Volunteer samplers needed

‘Carbon Storage in Intertidal Environments’ (C-SIDE) is a research project looking at the importance of salt marshes in absorbing CO2 to combat climate change. C-SIDE is collecting lots of soil samples from salt marshes across England, Scotland and Wales. In the lab, we’re measuring how much of this soil is organic carbon (made up of things like roots and dead leaves) and we are then using the samples to go back in time - 12,000 years in fact - to see how carbon storage has changed since the Last Ice Age. You can find out more about the C-SIDE project at https://www.c-side.org/. Though we’re covering as much of the British coastline as we can, we can’t do it on our own. We need Citizen Scientists to help us! Here’s what we’re asking volunteers to do: Head down to their nearest saltmarsh and follow instructions using the ‘Saltmarsh App’ to complete a simple plant and soil survey Collect nine small soil samples using equipment we’ll provide by post Return the samples to us with a...

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Toad patrollers needed!

We have recently heard from the toad patrol coordinator in East Langdon near Dover. They are desperately short of volunteers to run their toad patrols. If you think you could help please contact: emailProtector.addCloakedMailto("ep_277c362c", 1); 

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Little Barton Farm Wildlife Notes by Terry and Susan Dove