There are so many ways that you can help to protect the marine environment from your own home.

Coming soon - Take our quiz to find out how close you are to becoming a Defender of the Deep.

Coming soon - Find out where Wish Fish will be appearing at upcoming events.

Coming soon - More ideas of how to help our marine environment and things to do at the seaside.

Can you help us to knit and crochet a chalk reef?

We have a few knitting patterns to get you started - you can download the pdf instructions below. If you’d like to contribute a crochet or knitting pattern for a seaweed or animal found in the seas around Kent, please send it to .

If you’d like to donate any of your knitted or crocheted marine life to our chalk reef, please send it to Guardians of the Deep, Kent Wildlife Trust, Tyland Barn, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3BD.


FilenameFile size
Limpet shell pattern439.31 KB
Ragworm pattern232.07 KB
Star fish pattern621.75 KB