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  • Orchid Update

    Friday 15th June, 2012

    bee orchid

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  • Time to speak up for protection for our seas

    Wednesday 13th June, 2012

    Sea slug

    Kent Wildlife Trust launches new campaign for marine advocates.

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  • Funds vital to breathe new life into Marshes

    Friday 25th May, 2012

    lapwing

    Kent Wildlife Trust has launched an urgent appeal to help revitalise a precious ‘jewel’ in the Medway landscape.

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  • Charity Riders Boost Kent's Wildlife

    Thursday 3rd May, 2012

    Horse and rider jumping over a hay bale

    As a result of a successful sponsored spring cross-country horse ride at Torry Hill near Sittingbourne, in which 191 riders took part - almost £6,000 has been raised towards Kent Wildlife Trust’s conservation programme.

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  • Return to Eden?

    Thursday 26th April, 2012

    View of the River Eden

    Kent Wildlife Trust has launched a new project, ‘Return to Eden’, funded by Defra, which aims to improve the ecological condition of the River Eden and its surrounding habitats for the benefit of residents, visitors and wildlife.

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  • Sheep return to graze at Dover Castle

    Friday 20th April, 2012

    Sheep grazing in front of Dover Castle

    Following last year’s successful trial run, Dover Castle is once again home to a flock of 30 hardy Herdwick and Soay sheep to continue the conservation grazing of its historic grounds, which hadn’t been grazed since the 1950s.

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  • Estuary airport still in the frame

    Wednesday 28th March, 2012

    Black-tailed godwit in the water

    David Cameron has confirmed that the draft UK aviation strategy, originally due out for consultation in March but now delayed until the summer, “…will include an examination of the pros and cons of a new airport in the Thames estuary.”

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  • Local Plans are key in NPPF

    Wednesday 28th March, 2012

    blue Adonis butterfly on greenery

    The new National Planning and Policy Framework (NPPF), announced yesterday, and which has immediate effect, sets the scene for environmental organisations, local authorities and developers to work together to protect and restore the natural environment.

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  • Thames Estuary Airport ruled out by 'fact based' debate?

    Wednesday 14th March, 2012

    Kent Wildlife Trust welcomes a statement by the Transport Secretary, Justine Greening, that the UK aviation debate will be based upon “real facts and figures”.

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  • Airport Proposals 'Catastrophic' for Wildlife

    Wednesday 15th February, 2012

    Kent Wildlife Trust, the county’s leading conservation charity, has warned that any airport development in the Thames Estuary would be catastrophic for fragile ecosystems and wildlife, and that it is prepared to fight any proposals.

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