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  • Winning in a changing climate: a jewel wasp new to Britain found in Kent

    Monday 20th February, 2017

    Hedycrum nobile by Grant Hazelhurst

    The jewel wasp is a species new to Britain and new to Kent, found on our reserves and most likely enabled by a changing climate – we always think of climate change as bad, but as species are pushed out of their continental range and expand north, they have to find stepping stones of habitat further north or go extinct. We are going to lose species to climate change, but also gain them.

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  • Supporting Our Latest Appeal at the White Cliffs Festival of Winter Ales.

    Thursday 16th February, 2017

    White Cliffs Festival of Winter Ales

    We took a visit to the White Cliffs Festival of Winter Ales in Dover to talk to the local community about supporting our land purchase appeal.

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  • Fantastic news for Kent’s natural heritage as National Lottery invests £3.65m into land and coastal projects

    Tuesday 24th January, 2017

    St Thomas Becket, Fairfield Romney Marsh by Ray Lewis

    Thanks to National Lottery players, grants totalling more than £3.65m for three projects across Kent will reconnect people with their natural heritage and protect it for future generations.

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  • Inclusion of Lodge Hill in Medway's housing plans threatens important wildlife habitats across the country

    Wednesday 18th January, 2017

    Nightingale by Amy Lewis

    An alliance of national and local conservation groups, including the RSPB and Kent Wildlife Trust, is campaigning to save the best site for nightingales in the UK ̶ Lodge Hill, Medway ̶ from being allocated for new housing developments.

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  • New poll shows children like to be outdoors and enjoy wild places

    Monday 9th January, 2017

    Forest School - Kent Wildlife Trust

    … but rarely see two wild animals featured in John Lewis Christmas advert

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  • An Essential Piece of the Lydden Temple Ewell Jigsaw

    Monday 9th January, 2017

    The stunning Lydden Temple Ewell landscape

    Kent Wildlife Trust is today launching an appeal to raise £78,000 to purchase and manage crucial extensions to its National Nature Reserve at Lydden Temple Ewell near Dover.

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  • More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction

    Wednesday 28th September, 2016

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report.

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  • Go wild with your camera this summer!

    Tuesday 16th August, 2016

    Enter Kent Wildlife Trust’s 9th Wildlife Photography Competition for a chance to win a fantastic 2-night stay for four in a unique holiday cottage on a Sussex nature reserve - courtesy of Mulberry Cottages.

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  • Mosaic Plaques on the Move from all areas of the Fifth Continent

    Wednesday 30th September, 2015

    85 years after a plaque was unveiled to Reverend Richard Harris Barnham at a memorial service in the Guildhall, Canterbury, the Fifth Continent Steering Group celebrate the links between the clergyman, Romney Marsh and a new Heritage Lottery Funded project at a Fifth Continent Scheme ‘half-way’ event at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre.

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  • Go Wild at Free Family Festival this Summer

    Thursday 6th August, 2015

    Bug Hunt by Thomas Alexander

    The only event of its kind in the southeast, the Kent Wildlife Trust Festival of Wildlife - now in its eighth year - is back on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August between 10am - 4pm at Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve and promises to be even more entertaining for all the family.

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