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  • Water pipeline upgrade to prevent bursts near Faversham

    Monday 3rd November, 2014

    A view of Oare Marshes © Kevin Duvall

    A £102,000 water main upgrade near Oare Marshes nature reserve will reduce the number of bursts which can disrupt supplies to homes in the area.

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  • Act for Nature: Calls for new law to support recovery of nature and improve people's wellbeing

    Wednesday 29th October, 2014

    Charities are today challenging political parties to ‘act for nature’ by introducing new laws to restore nature and increase everyone’s access to it, not only for nature’s sake but also for the contribution it makes to people’s health and wellbeing.

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  • Cross-Channel cooperation aids wildlife

    Wednesday 15th October, 2014

    Volunteers in cross channel cooperation

    Old Park Hill nature reserve, in Whitfield, and the grounds of Dover Castle were invaded last weekend by dozens of French conservation volunteers alongside their Kent counterparts in a unique task which has transformed areas once densely overgrown with scrub and non-native trees such as holm oak and sycamore.

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  • Bumper Crop of Results for Wild About Gardens 2014

    Friday 19th September, 2014

    Wild About Gardens plaque

    It’s National Wild about Gardens week and Kent Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce the results of its Wild about Gardens awards scheme 2014.

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  • Disappointment at decision to build on precious land

    Monday 8th September, 2014

    © Bill Baston

    Area is the only one in the UK to be designated for nightingales

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  • Living legends unite to launch Remember a Charity week 2014

    Monday 8th September, 2014

    There's a legend in all of us banner

    Kent Wildlife Trust joins Living Legends to Raise Awareness of the Importance of Legacies

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  • Airport decision - welcome news for Kent’s wildlife

    Tuesday 2nd September, 2014

    Kent Wildlife Trust welcomes the Airports Commission’s rejection of proposals for a Thames Estuary airport.

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  • Revival of scarce mammal thanks to partnership

    Wednesday 27th August, 2014

    water vole © Greg Hitchcock

    The continued conservation partnership between Lafarge Tarmac and Kent Wildlife Trust is achieving dramatic results for one of Britain’s most threatened species at Holborough Marshes nature reserve near Snodland.

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  • Moth Bonanza – Orlestone Forest

    Friday 18th July, 2014

    By Ian Rickards and Ade Jupp

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  • Dragonflies at Hothfield Heathlands

    Monday 16th June, 2014

    keeled skimmer dragonfly resting on a log

    Hothfield Heathlands bogs are one of only a handful of wet heaths in the South east of England. They support a great variety of dragonflies. The reason they like the bogs at Hothfield, is that the acid water makes it hard for fish to live. Fish will predate on dragonfly nymphs, so living in a fish free habitat greatly increases their chances of survival.

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