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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

June 2016

Saturday 11th
10:30 am
Daisy and Coney Banks, Chatham, for botany and general interest Daisy and Coney Banks, Chatham
Sunday 12th
10:30 am
Badgin and Rice woods for botany and general interest. Badgin and Rice woods, Faversham
Saturday 18th
10:00 am
Down Bank SSSI, nr Chilham, for a joint meeting with the Kent Botanical Recording Group Down Bank SSSI, near Chilham
Saturday 25th
10:30 am
Sugarloaf Hill and Holywell Fen, Folkestone Downs, for botany and general interest Sugarloaf Hill and Holywell Fen, Folkestone Downs

July 2016

Sunday 3rd
10:30 am
South Marshes, Kingsferry Bridge, Sheppey. A joint meeting with the BENHS South Marshes, Kingsferry Bridge, Sheppey
Sunday 10th
10:00 am
Open Pits, Dungeness RSPB reserve. A joint meeting with the Kent Botanical Recording Group Dungeness RSPB Reserve
Saturday 16th
10:30 am
Fort Burgoyne, Dover for botany and general interest Fort Burgoyne, Dover
Saturday 23rd
10:15 am
Crystal Palace, London Borough of Bromley for botany Crystal Palace, London Borough of Bromley
Sunday 24th
Long Rock, Swalecliffe for a joint meeting with Shoresearch Long Rock, Swalecliffe
Saturday 30th
10:30 am
Barnett's Wood Local Nature Reserve, Southborough, for invertebrates and general recording Barnett's Wood Local Nature Reserve, Southborough,

August 2016

Saturday 6th
10:30 am
Conningbrook Lakes Country Park, Ashford for general recording Conningbrook Lakes CP
Sunday 14th
10:30 am
Fort Horsted, Chatham, for botany and general interest Fort Horsted, Chatham
Sunday 21st
10:30 am
Saltwood Castle, Saltwood, Hythe for botany and general interest Saltwood Castle, Saltwood
Saturday 27th
11:30 am
North Swale saltmarsh and coast for general recording North Swale saltmarshes
Sunday 28th
07:45 pm
Mote Park, Maidstone for a bat walk Mote Park, Maidstone

September 2016

Saturday 3rd
10:00 am
Penshurst to Poundsbridge for a joint recording meeting with the Kent Botanical Recording Group Penshurst Place
Saturday 10th
10:30 am
Mereworth woods for fungi and general interest Mereworth Woods
Saturday 17th
10:30 am
Farningham Woods for fungi Farningham Woods Nature Reserve
Saturday 24th
10:30 am
Hartley wood for fungi Hartley Wood, Hartley

October 2016

Sunday 2nd
10:30 am
Dunorlan Park, Tunbridge Wells, for lichens & fungi. Dunorlan Park, Tunbridge Wells
Saturday 8th
10:30 am
Badgin & Rice Woods, Faversham for fungi Badgin and Rice woods, Faversham
Saturday 15th
Kent Wildlife Conference 2016 University of Kent
Saturday 15th
10:30 am
Southborough Common for fungi Southborough Common
Sunday 23rd
10:30 am
Gorham Wood, Bicknor for fungi Admiral & Gorham Woods
Saturday 29th
10:30 am
Broadwater Warren, Tunbridge Wells for fungi Broadwater Forest RSPB Reserve

November 2016

Saturday 5th
10:30 am
Parkwood & Great Heron wood, near Appledore, for fungi Parkwood & Great Heron wood, near Appledore
Saturday 12th
St Margaret’s Bay for an afternoon meeting with Shoresearch St Margaret’s Bay,nr Dover
Saturday 19th
10:30 am
Elham Park Wood Elham Park Wood

March 2017

Saturday 4th
10:30 am
Kingsdown for a joint recording meeting with Shoresearch -
Saturday 11th
10:30 am
Hungershall Rocks for a joint meeting with the British Bryological Society. Hungershall Rocks
Sunday 12th
02:00 pm
Annual General Meeting of the Kent Field Club Tyland Barn
Friday 17th
07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chilston Ponds, Lenham Heath for amphibians Chilston Ponds, Lenham Heath
Saturday 25th
10:00 am
White Chimney wood near Benenden for joint meeting with Kent Botanical Recording Group White Chimney wood near Benenden

April 2017

Saturday 1st
Stone Bay, Broadstairs Stone Bay
Sunday 2nd
10:30 am
Orlestone Forest,for bryophytes and general recording Orlestone Forest, near Ashford
Saturday 8th
10:30 am
Mopesden wood near Hawkhurst, for bryophytes Mopesden wood near Hawkhurst
Sunday 23rd
10:30 am
Rose Hill House, Key Street for general recording Rose Hill House, Key Street
Saturday 29th
10:30 am
St Mary’s Churchyard, Lamberhurst, for joint meeting with the South East Lichen group St Mary’s Churchyard, Lamberhurst
Sunday 30th
St Margaret’s North, for a joint meeting with Shoresearch St Margaret’s Bay,nr Dover

May 2017

Saturday 6th
10:30 am
Boughton-under-Blean and Selling Churchyards for lichen recording -
Sunday 7th
10:30 am
Poulton Wood for general recording Poulton Wood LWS
Saturday 13th
10:30 am
Stock Wood, nr Chiddingstone Stock Wood, nr Chiddingstone
Sunday 14th
10:30 am
Bingley Island, Canterbury, for beetles (Coleoptera) and general recording Bingley Island
Saturday 20th
10:30 am
Rusthall Common for invertebrates and general interest Rusthall Common, near Tunbridge Wells
Sunday 21st
10:30 am
Hosey Common for general recording Hosey Common, Westerham
Saturday 27th
10:30 am
Tunbridge Wells Common for a joint meeting with the British Plant Gall Society Tunbridge Wells Common
Sunday 28th
10:30 am
Dungeness RSPB reserve for birds and general interest Dungeness RSPB Reserve

June 2017

Sunday 4th
10:30 am
Monks Wall Nature Reserve, Sandwich for General Recording Monks Wall Nature Reserve, Sandwich
Saturday 10th
10:30 am
Nemo Down KWT Reserve chalk flora survey Nemo Down KWT Reserve
Saturday 17th
11:00 am
Westbrook and Swalecliff Brook estuaries for saltmarsh, coastal plants and general recording Westbrook, Hampton, Herne Bay

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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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