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Beginners to a particular field of study are very welcome at all meetings. Also anyone thinking of joining the Club is welcome to attend a field meeting, no prior notice is necessary.

All field meetings start at 10.30am unless otherwise indicated.
Date Title Venue

April 2014

Saturday 5th
10:30 am
Pembury walks and valley mire for bryophytes Pembury Walks
Saturday 12th
10:30 am
Hastingleigh Churchyard for lichens Hastingleigh Churchyard
Saturday 12th
02:00 pm
Ruckinge Churchyard for lichens Ruckinge Churchyard
Saturday 26th
03:00 pm
Joint meeting with Shoresearch at Dymchurch Dymchurch
Sunday 27th
10:30 am
Foal Hurst Wood LNR, Paddock Wood for flora, bryophytes and general interest. Foal Hurst Wood

May 2014

Saturday 3rd
10:30 am
Eggringe Wood and Winchcombe Down for botany and general interest. Eggringe Wood & Winchcombe Down
Sunday 11th
10:30 am
Rare Breeds Centre, Woodchurch for woodland flora and general records Rare Breeds Centre, Woodchurch
Saturday 17th
10:00 am
Mammal Watch South East (MaWSE) launch event Wildwood
Saturday 17th
10:30 am
Holborough marshes KWT reserve for invertebrates and general interest. Holborough Marshes
Sunday 18th
10:30 am
Stodmarsh NNR for general interest. Stodmarsh NNR
Saturday 24th
10:00 am
Joint meeting with Kent Botanical Recording Group to Chequer's Wood & Old Park Chequer's Wood & Old Park SSSI
Sunday 25th
10:30 am
Trundle and High Woods for spring flora and general records Trundle and High Woods
Saturday 31st
10:30 am
Hunstead Wood, KWT South Blean Woods for spring flora and general records. Hunstead Woods KWT Reserve

June 2014

Saturday 7th
10:00 am
Joint meeting with KBRG to Holborough marshes KWT reserve for sedges and all records Holborough Marshes
Saturday 14th
06:30 pm
Evening walk along the seashore from Reculver to Bishopstone for all records Reculver Country Park
Saturday 21st
10:30 am
Queendown warren for invertebrates and general interest Queendown Warren KWT Reserve
Sunday 22nd
10:00 am
Joint meeting with KBRG to Dungeness Nuclear Power Station. Dungeness Nuclear Power Station
Saturday 28th
10:30 am
Tunbridge Wells Common for invertebrates and general interest Tunbridge Wells Common

July 2014

Saturday 5th
10:30 am
Lower Halstow Brickfields for general interest Lower Halstow Brickfields
Tuesday 8th
The Robert Pocock Herbarium Project - one day conference -
Saturday 19th
10:30 am
Oare Gunpowder Works for general interest Oare Gunpowder Works
Sunday 27th
10:30 am
Sea watch near Dungeness light house for marine mammals and moving on to the RSPB reserve for genera Dungeness

August 2014

Sunday 3rd
10:30 am
Nor Wood, Cuxton for invertebrates and general interest Nor Wood, Cuxton
Saturday 9th
10:30 am
Isle of Harty on Isle of Sheppy for shield bugs and general interest Isle of Harty, Isle of Sheppy
Saturday 16th
09:30 am
Joint meeting with Shoresearch to Abbot's Cliff Abbot's Cliff
Sunday 17th
10:30 am
Broadham Down KWT reserve for general interest Broadham Down KWT
Sunday 24th
10:30 am
Wey Street, Romney Marsh for ditch flora and general interest Wey Street, Romney Marsh
Sunday 31st
10:30 am
Lullingstone Park for Ascomycetes and plant galls Lullingstone Park, Shoreham

September 2014

Saturday 13th
10:30 am
Hosey Common for fungi Hosey Common
Sunday 21st
10:30 am
Sherwood Lake & Gregg's Wood, Tunbridge Wells for fungi and general records Sherwood Lake & woods, Tunbridge Wells
Saturday 27th
10:30 am
Joint meeting with Kent Mammal Group for Water Voles, Harvest Mice and general recording Oare Marshes

October 2014

Sunday 5th
10:30 am
King's Wood, Challock for fungi and general interest King's Wood, Challock
Saturday 11th
10:30 am
Trundle and High Woods for fungi and general records Trundle and High Woods
Saturday 18th
09:30 am - 04:00 pm
Kent Wildlife Conference 2014 University of Kent
Sunday 19th
10:30 am
West Wood, Lyminge for fungi and general interest West Wood, Lyminge
Saturday 25th
10:30 am
Hunstead Wood, KWT South Blean woods for fungi and general records Hunstead Woods KWT Reserve

November 2014

Saturday 1st
10:30 am
Church Wood, Blean for fungi and general interest Church Wood, Blean
Saturday 8th
10:30 am
Lichens at Biddenden churchyard Biddenden churchyard
Saturday 15th
10:30 am
Dering Wood, Pluckley, for general interest Dering wood, Pluckley
Saturday 22nd
10:30 am
Cuckoo wood, High Elms for fungi and general interest Cuckoo Wood, High Elms

December 2014

Saturday 6th
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Essex Field Club, Exhibition and Social Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Essex
Saturday 13th
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Mammal Society (TMS) Autumn Regional Seminar Hadlow College Animal Management Unit

March 2015

Sunday 8th
02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Annual General Meeting of the Kent Field Club Tyland Barn

April 2015

Saturday 11th
10:30 am
Whitstable Street for joint meeting with Shoresearch Whitstable Street , Tankerton
Sunday 12th
10:00 am
Shellness, Isle of Sheppey for early coastal spring ephemerals Shellness, Leysdowne-on-Sea
Saturday 18th
10:30 am
The Larches, Detling for Bryophytes of chalk grassland The Larches, Detling.
Saturday 25th
10:30 am
Leigh Pasture and Marsh, wet woodland and marshy grassland for spring flora and bryophytes. Leigh Pasture and Marsh

May 2015

Saturday 2nd
10:30 am
Walmer Beach for botany and invertebrates. Walmer
Sunday 3rd
10:30 am
Brokes Wood, Southborough, for invertebrates and general interest. Brokes Wood, Southborough
Sunday 10th
10:30 am
Thames riverside & marshes at Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury. Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury

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Members are reminded that all who attend meetings of the Club do so at their own risk.

Please bring a packed lunch to all full day meetings. All field meetings start at 10.30am unless otherwise indicated.

Stay safe on field meetings:

  • Dress appropriately for the weather. Stay warm and dry in Winter, cool in Summer.
  • Wear strong, waterproof boots with good ankle support and well-treaded soles.
  • Carry, and use, a high SPF sun cream in bright weather.
  • Ensure your tetanus inoculations are up-to-date.
  • In Summer, carry plentiful supplies of water and drink frequently.

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