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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

October 2011

Saturday 15th
10:30 am
Pembury Heath RSPB for fungi Pembury Heath RSPB
Saturday 22nd
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Kent Wildlife Conference - The Natural History of North-West Kent University of Greenwich Chatham Campus
Sunday 23rd
10:15 am
Looking for mines in green islands. Stubbs Wood Stubbs Wood
Sunday 23rd
01:30 pm
Looking for mines in green islands. Dryhill, Sundridge Dryhill, Sundridge
Saturday 29th
10:30 am
Snoad Wood, Marden Thorne for fungi Snoad Wood, Marden Thorne
Sunday 30th
10:30 am
Ham Street Woods NNR for fungi Ham Street Woods NNR

November 2011

Saturday 12th
10:30 am
Dungeness for lichens and fungi Dungeness

March 2012

Sunday 11th
10:30 am
Dryhill Picnic Site for bryophytes Dryhill Picnic Site
Sunday 18th
02:00 pm
Kent Field Club Annual General Meeting Tyland Barn
Saturday 24th
10:30 am
Churchyard lichens at Cowden Church Cowden Churchyard
Saturday 24th
02:00 pm
Churchyard lichens at Markbeech Church Markbeech Churchyard

April 2012

Sunday 15th
11:00 am
Westgate seashore Westgate
Saturday 21st
10:30 am
Brockhill Country Park for bryophytes and general interest Brockhill Country Park
Sunday 29th
10:30 am
Burnt Oak Wood for general interest Burnt Oak Wood

May 2012

Saturday 5th
10:30 am
Bossenden & Hospital Woods for general interest Bossenden & Hospital Woods
Saturday 12th
10:30 am
Admiral & Gorham Woods for spring flowers of chalk woodland Admiral & Gorham Woods
Sunday 13th
10:30 am
Southborough Common for invertebrates and general interest Southborough Common
Saturday 19th
10:30 am
Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve for invertebrates and general interest Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve
Sunday 20th
10:30 am
The Long Pits, Dungeness for general interest The Long Pits, Dungeness
Saturday 26th
10:30 am
The Larches, Detling for aculeates and general interest The Larches, Detling.
Sunday 27th
10:30 am
Denge Woods for butterflies, orchids and general interest Denge Woods

June 2012

Saturday 2nd
10:30 am
Wilden Wood for spring flowers and general interest Wilden Wood
Sunday 3rd
10:30 am
Holborough Marshes for general interest Holborough Marshes
Sunday 10th
10:30 am
Church Marshes & Milton Creek, Sittingbourne for invertebrates and general interest Church Marshes & Milton Creek
Saturday 16th
10:30 am
Ranscombe Farm, Cuxton for plants of arable fields and woodland Ranscombe Farm, Cuxton
Saturday 23rd
06:00 pm
Hothfield Heathlands for leaf mines and moth trapping Hothfield Heathlands
Sunday 24th
10:30 am
Conyer Brickworks for invertebrates ad general interest Conyer Brickworks
Saturday 30th
10:30 am
South Foreland Valley for flowers and butterflies South Foreland Valley

July 2012

Sunday 1st
10:30 am
Stoke Saltings for general interest Stoke Saltings, Isle of Grain
Sunday 8th
10:30 am
Farthings Wood for general interest Farthings Wood
Saturday 14th
10:30 am
Whitehorse Wood Country Park for botany and general interest Whitehorse Wood Country Park
Sunday 22nd
10:30 am
Folkestone Warren for chalk flowers and invertebrates Folkestone Warren
Saturday 28th
10:30 am
Old Park Hill, Dover for general interest Old Park Hill

August 2012

Sunday 5th
10:30 am
Dungeness RSPB reserve for general interest Dungeness RSPB Reserve
Saturday 11th
10:30 am
Ranscombe Farm, Cuxton for bees and general interest Ranscombe Farm, Cuxton
Saturday 18th
10:30 am
Ham Street Woods for plant galls and general interest Ham Street Woods NNR
Sunday 26th
10:30 am
Lower Halstow to Ham Green and Otterham Creek for general interest Lower Halstow

September 2012

Saturday 1st
10:30 am
Bull Heath Pit, Lenham for general interest Bull Pit Heath, Lenham
Sunday 2nd
10:30 am
Kilndown Wood for fungi Kilndown Wood
Saturday 8th
10:30 am
Tudeley Woods for fungi Tudeley Woods
Sunday 9th
10:30 am
Oare Marshes for birds and general interest Oare Marshes
Saturday 15th
10:30 am
Holbeam Farm, Stalisfield for small mammal trapping, dormice and bird ringing Holbeam Farm, Stalisfield
Sunday 23rd
10:30 am
Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill for fungi Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill
Sunday 30th
10:30 am
Queendown Warren for fungi Queendown Warren KWT Reserve

October 2012

Saturday 6th
10:30 am
Wilden Wood for fungi Wilden Wood
Saturday 13th
09:30 am - 04:30 pm
Essex Field Club Conference - Recording the Natural History of Essex Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Essex
Sunday 14th
10:30 am
Scotney Castle for lichens of the National Trust woodland Scotney Castle
Saturday 20th
09:30 am - 04:15 pm
Kent Wildlife Conference 2012 - Kent's Heathlands University of Greenwich Chatham Campus

November 2012

Sunday 4th
10:30 am
Ranscombe Farm for Fungi Ranscombe Farm
Sunday 11th
10:30 am
One Tree Hill, nr Sevenoaks, for fungi One Tree Hill

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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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