A joint meeting with the British Entomological & Natural History Society to survey the soft, tumbling cliffs of north Sheppey. Meet in parking area by Eastchurch Caravan Park shop (TQ995725) using the main, Fourth Avenue entrance (TQ999723). NB. Boots obligatory if the weather has been wet as the cliffs can be dangerous. Leader: John Badmin (01227 752291).
|Location:||Hen’s Brook, Isle of Sheppey|
Morning only, until about 1pm. Meet at TQ595569 in the churchyard, there is only a small church car park so allow time for parking. Leader: Ishpi Blatchley (07726 345 145).
A joint botanical recording meeting with KBRG. Meet at 10.00am at TQ768359, the entrance to Angley Wood off A229. Allow time for parking in residential roads on the opposite side of A229 either in Angley Road where it joins Wheatfield Way at TQ769362 or in Wheatfield Way.
Leaders: Stephen Lemon (07771 760079) and Sue Buckingham (07971 230840).
Record life on chalk reefs between Walpole and Palm Bay. Meet at 9.00am at TR370714, at eastern side of tidal swimming pool.
Leader: Fiona White (07779 657573).
|Location:||Walpole Bay, Margate|
Meet at TQ669629 in Holly Hill public car park. Leader: Lesley Mason (07758 480284).
Meet near the club house, parking in Bough Beech Reservoir Sailing Club's car park accessed by the track off the left side of the minor road to Bore Place at TQ502474.
Please note that from the car park there is a half mile footpath walk over stiles to reach this site, but alternative parking at the site for a couple of cars is possible by arrangement with the leader. NB. Any members interested in tea and cake afterwards at the sailing club boathouse should email the leader in advance to book.
|Location:||Polebrook Meadows SSSI|
Joint meeting with KBRG. Meet at 10.00am, parking is via Old Swan Farm at TQ652387. This is off the west side of the A21 about one mile south of the Kipping's Cross roundabout. Please use the left hand entrance of the two here. Although car parking has been agreed it would be helpful if attendees could share cars. NB. Please notify Geoffrey (01959 532282) in advance if you expect to attend. Leaders: Stephen Lemon (07771 760079) and Geoffrey Kitchener.
Meet at TQ931486, allow time for parking in Hurst Lane. NB. Parking space is limited so please car share if possible. Leader: Mike Philips (07540 250320).
Meet at TQ546762, parking in the Taylor Wimpey site car park, accessed from Binnie Road.
NB. Please check KFC website for any updates prior to attending this meeting.
Leaders: Tom Cook (07540 839804) and Greg Hitchcock
Marine worm (Polychaetes) beginners workshop followed by a 5.30pm survey.
Meeting place and workshop start time TBC.
Joint meeting with Essex Field Club.
Meet at TQ689767, fort car park RM18 8PB, approximately 20 mins walk from East Tilbury Station or can pick people up from there by prior arrangement.
Leader: Ian Tittley (01227 365671, mobile 07818 292936).
|Location:||Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury|
Joint meeting with Kent Botanical Recording Group (KBRG).
Meet at 10.00 am at TR041700, parking by the sea wall just east of Leysdown-on-Sea.
Leaders: Sue Buckingham (07971 230840) and Owen Leyshon (07770 670376).
A survey of life on the shingle spit and intertidal mud just east of Whitstable.
Meet at 10.30am at TR113672, by the steps at the western end of Marine Parade, Tankerton slopes.
Leader: Fiona White (07779 657573).
|Location:||Whitstable Street , Tankerton|
Annual General Meeting of the Kent Field Club:
Meet at TQ752593, Tyland barn by 2pm.
The Kent Mammal Group are organising a SE Regional Mammal Seminar in partnership with The Mammal Society and the Surrey Mammal Group.
This event brings together experts, enthusiasts and students in mammalogy to share the latest research and updates on projects across the South East region. This year's focus will be otters, harvest mice and hedgehogs. The seminar will include oral and poster presentations, workshops and demonstrations plus plenty of opportunities to network with other delegates. Full details can be found here: http://mammal.org.uk/autumn_regional_seminar. Tickets can be purchased online at the TMS website or by calling the TMS Events Team on 023 8001 0984.
|Location:||Hadlow College Animal Management Unit|
Kent Field Club members have been invited by the Essex Field Club to join them at their annual exhibition and social. For more information see:
|Location:||Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Essex|
Cuckoo wood, High Elms for fungi and general interest.
Meet at TQ440625 in the car park at the entrance to Cuckoo wood (NB. not the main car park for the Country Park).
Leader: Anne Andrews.