An old traditional cherry orchard being managed as part of the Kent Orchards for Everyone Project.
Meet at TQ944604, parking is in the orchard, accessed from the drive for Park Farm (ME9 0JH), the gate for the orchard is along the drive on the left.
NB. Please contact Ishpi in advance (0208 464 3171) if you plan to attend.
Leader: Ishpi Blatchley (07726 345145).
A Jint botanical recording meeting with KBRG.
Meet at 10.00am at TQ599750, the beginning of Manor Way off the A226, opposite Craylands Lane.
Leader: Geoffrey Kitchener (01959 532282).
Joint meeting with the British Entomological & Natural History Society. Meet at entrance gate,TQ981689, with parking at Great Bells Farm,TQ985684. Reserve access is via a track off Brabazon Road just before the bend in the road leading to Elmley Prison ME12 4DZ. NB. Anyone wishing to use MV lights overnight should contact the leaders for permission. Leaders: John Badmin (01227 752291) and Nick May (RSPB).
|Location:||Great Bells RSPB Reserve, Isle of Sheppey|
KFC members are invited to collect records as part of a WCCP 'Bioblitz' event.
The event runs from 10.30am - 4.30pm, but feel free to come late and for just part of the day.
Meet at TR301397, the playing field situated at the west end of Old Folkestone Road, Aycliffe, Dover. Parking on Old Folkestone Road and St. David's Avenue.
Leader: Joyce Pitt (07986 989323).
|Location:||Western Heights LNR|
KFC members are invited to collect records as part of a White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (WCCP) 'Bioblitz' event. The event runs from 10.30am - 4.30pm, but feel free to come late and for just part of the day.
Meet at TR298414, Elms Vale recreation ground car park, Elms Vale Road, Dover.KFC members are invited to collect records as part of a White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (WCCP) 'Bioblitz' event. The event runs from 10.30am - 4.30pm, but feel free to come late and for just part of the day.
Leader: Joyce Pitt (07986 989323).
|Location:||Whinless Down LNR|
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|