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  • Sun, 08/06/2014 - 5:30pm - Mon, 09/06/2014 - 4:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    Sedges and rushes feature significantly in many of our wilder, unimproved habitats. For species which are often unfairly dismissed or overlooked, it seems a pity not to get to know them better. Classroom session on Sunday evening (only) to allow a full day in the field on the Monday.

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    Common sedge (Judith Shorter)

  • Sat, 14/06/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    Develop skills to identify bird species seen in Kent and spend time watching woodland and wetland birds in the nature reserve

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    Photograph of yellow wagtail by Steve Round

  • Wed, 18/06/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    An introduction to flower families and groups. Plant features and use of keys. Please note the change of date for this course from what was originally advertised.

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    Photograph of fleabane taken by Dan Attwood

  • Sat, 21/06/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    ‘I don’t do crucifers’ is a common declaration made even by experienced botanists. This large uniform family though easily recognisable is difficult when distinguishing its many look-alike species. We aim to clarify some of the tricky features used in scientific keys. The Crucifer or Cabbage family is economically important and includes many common weeds. Not a group to be ignored!

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    Treacle mustard (Judith Shorter)

  • Wed, 25/06/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    Their life cycles, habitats, and aids to identification. Presentations in the centre and field studies of adults.

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    Common blue damselfly by Greg Hitchcock

  • Sun, 29/06/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    An introduction to the folklore of plants. Learn about the use of wild plants in our culture and everyday life, as food and medicines, in healing and superstition, often revealed in their variety of common names. Try making a rush light or linden tea and dyeing some wool. Afternoon safari to identify wild plants.

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    Photograph of Butterburr taken by Jude Shorter

  • Fri, 04/07/2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    An opportunity to visit Kent’s last remaining fenland with its rare and distinctive community of wildlife. Find out about the fascinating Ham Fen Beaver Project and stand a chance of observing beavers in the wild.

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    Beaver (KWT)

  • Sat, 05/07/2014 - 10:30am - 4:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    A study day for those with some experience with Digital SLR photography but wishing to learn more about wildlife photography. Classroom studies and practical demonstration.

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    Essex skipper by Ian Andrews

  • Wed, 09/07/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    An introduction to plants of chalk grassland in Kent, the reasons why this habitat is so special, and the key plants that define the richest habitat. Classroom studies and fieldwork. Please note the change of date for this course from what was originally advertised.

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    Photograph of Adonis on scabious taken by S. Dennis

  • Sat, 12/07/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Kent Wildlife Trust

    Sort out the look-alikes in this, the largest family of flowering plants.

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    Daisies © Judith Shorter