The site includes woodland, flower-rich grassland and freshwater habitats.
Meet at TQ 592421, the junction of Barnetts Way with Powder Mill Lane, roadside parking.
Leader: Ian Beavis
|Location:||Barnett's Wood Local Nature Reserve, Southborough,|
Long Rock, Swalecliffe between Whitstable and Herne Bay for Shoresearch meeting exploring this shingle spit over clay.
Leader: Fiona White
|Location:||Long Rock, Swalecliffe|
For a joint recording meeting with the Kent Botanical Recording Group and Surrey Botanical Societyin urban streets and parkland.
Meet by 10.15 am at TQ34117060, by the signpost on the park side of Crystal Palace station buildings. Travel by train to Crystal Palace station or there is free car parking within the park grounds.
|Location:||Crystal Palace, London Borough of Bromley|
A rare opportuntiy to survey the fort roof, walls and ditch.
We have special permission from The Land Trust to access this 19th Century Palmerston fort.
Meet at TR322423, to sign in, parking will be in the parade ground.
NB. Please email or phone the leader, preferably by 6th July if you intend to come, as security require a list of attendees in advance.
|Location:||Fort Burgoyne, Dover|
Open Pits, Dungeness RSPB reserve. A joint meeting with the Kent Botanical Recording Group to record the marginal vegetation of this series of natural gravel pits.
Meet by 10 am at TR067184, Dungeness RSPB Visitor Centre car park.
|Location:||Dungeness RSPB Reserve|
For invertebrates and botany of the saltmarsh, sea wall, dykes and disturbed ground.
Meet at TQ917696 on the Sheppey side of old Kingsferry Road (B2231). The old Sheppey road is accessed by taking the turning left to Ridham Docks off the A249.
Leader: John Badmin.
|Location:||South Marshes, Kingsferry Bridge, Sheppey|
Meet at TR094515 by 10 am. There is a small parking area at the south end of Denge Wood on Penny Pot Lane, just to the north of Upper Thruxted Farm. Please car share if possible and contact the leaders in advance in case of updates.
|Location:||Down Bank SSSI, near Chilham|
A good site for Man Orchid, Yellow Vetchling and several species of butterfly including Marbled White.
Meet at TQ760659 in Magpie Hall Road on the grass strip just south of Fort Luton (opposite no. 190), parking in nearby roads.
Leader: David Carder.
|Location:||Daisy and Coney Banks, Chatham|
An evening meeting to survey the shore below the chalk cliffs near Copt Point. This is also a good site to find fossils.
A joint meeting with the Kent Botanical Recording Group to this large woodland on varied soils, where a number of rare plant species have been recorded.
Meet Bossingham village at TR1508 4899 by the junction with Bossingham Road, The Street and Manns Hill. There is roadside parking close by in Bossingham Road at around TR1500 4883 and in The Street.
|Location:||Upper Hardres Wood, Bossingham|
A day of general recording in this interesting Local Wildlife Site comprising chalk and neutral grassland with scrub.
Meet at TR323427 in the layby off Dover Road, adjacent to Fort Burgoyne.
Leader: Mike Phillips from the 'Up on the Downs' project and Kent Reptile and Amphibian Group.
|Location:||Coombe Hole and Connaught Park, Dover|
Annual General Meeting of the Kent Field Club. Meet at Tyland Barn TQ752593 by 2 pm.
Including the Annual President's Address
'Kentish badgers; not what you expect?'
By Kent Field Club President, Martin Newcombe
Plus short reports on other aspects of Kent's wildlife:
'Kent Tephritid Flies' by Laurence Clemons
'The Seaweeds of Kent' by Ian Tittley
It is planned that the AGM will also be the launch date of:
"The New Atlas of the Seaweeds of Kent".
The AGM will include the following special resolutions:
Proposals for further changes to the Club's constitution as detailed here: KFC constitution proposed changes 2016.doc and intended, inter alia, to clarify and simplify membership and meetings arrangements, and to simplify the arrangements governing any future change to the constitution