The last record of Greater Horseshoe in Kent was a single animal at Sevenoaks in 1909. In 2019, four independent ecological consultants working at four separate proposed development sites in East Kent recorded Greater Horseshoe on sonogram. This talk by John Puckett shows Kent Bat Group’s follow up project attempting to elucidate the Status of this “Back from the Brink” rare mammal species in Kent. The talk will start at 7.30pm.
|Cut off date||09-03-2021|
The Club will be hosting a series of online talks via Zoom over the next couple of months. The first of these will be on the evening of the 23rd February at 7.30pm and will be given by Steve Songhurst on the history of Vinters Park in Maidstone.
Members can register by logging in to the website OR by responding to the email they will have received. You will then receive an invitation to the meeting with a Zoom link via email. Please check the email address shown is the correct one.
|Cut off date||23-02-2021|
Otford Mount, for general recording at an ‘Old Chalk New Downs’ project site.
Meet at TQ53465963 at the top end of Coombe Road, where there is limited parking or alternatively park in the station car park (£2.80).
Leader: Will Moreno.
|Location:||Coombe Road, Otford mount|
Well Wood, West Wickham, for lichens and general recording including spring flora and migrant birds.
Meet at TQ396643 in the small car park off Layhams Road, BR4 9EA, or use nearby street parking.
Leader: Ishpi Blatchley.
The Kent Wildlife Conference, now in its nineteenth year, was created as a way for field naturalists to meet, learn about and discuss the county’s wild plant and animal species and new ways of recording.
You are welcome to bring displays or other information about work relevant to Kent’s natural history, and we especially welcome posters detailing recent research work. To book displays please contact Dr Gary Robinson at the University (. 01227 823530) at least 7 days before the event.
The Conference will be held in the Grimond Lecture Theatre 2 at the University of Kent’s Canterbury Campus, Canterbury, CT2 7NJ. Free, ample parking is available all day in the nearby main visitor car park.
The cost for the day is £20 per person to include refreshments and a buffet lunch (vegetarian dishes included). You can pay by bank transfer or cheque. See details on the attached application form
|Event End Date||12-10-2019|
|Location:||University of Kent|
Lower Minster, Sheppey for invertebrates and general interest. A joint meeting with the British Entomological and Natural History Society. Baseline information required for Minster stream, pond and scrub woodland within newly created suburban habitat.
Meet at TQ946720, Thistle Hill Community Wood car park on Thistle Hill Way, ME12 3GP.
Leader: John Badmin
|Location:||Thistle Hill Community Wood|