Immerse yourself in ancient woodlands and experience the peace and tranquillity of nature. Carry out practical conservation, helping to preserve and shape this landscape, whilst surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna. Practice centuries old crafts, working with an experienced leader, and create a craft item that you can take away. Finish the day by relaxing and sampling local Kentish produce in an idyllic sylvan setting.
Click here for more information and to contact us about your own personal Experience Day. You can also copy and paste this link to see our exclusive Experience Day You Tube video and learn more about what to expect from your special day: https://youtu.be/8ixJatsXHUw
Utilising the holistic value of woodlands and green spaces for health and wellbeing, Forest School is an inspirational learning process. We also run bespoke school sessions, teacher workshops and Forest School based public events.
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We are active in monitoring species and habitats in Kent. Our dedicated officers are able to carry out flora and fauna surveys. We use this expertise to plan and manage projects and provide advice, seeking to enrich the variety of habitats, species and landscapes in Kent.
Current survey work includes;
- Wildflower surveys
- ZSL Eel surveying and monitoring
- Dormice Surveys
- Barn owl surveys
- Invasive Non-Native Species surveys
To discuss a wildlife survey, please follow the link here to contact us to discuss.
This project aims to educate, raise awareness of and control several detrimental invasive non-native plant species across the Medway catchment.
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Medway Valley Countryside Partnership are one of the CMP teams in Kent who are restoring and creating ponds for Natural England as part of the District Level Licensing Scheme. Ponds are being restored and created across large areas to boost Great Crested Newt habitat and numbers. Find out more here.
Via funding provided through the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme from Defra and the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Medway Valley Countryside Partnership are now facilitating two new Farm Cluster Groups; the Boxley Farm Cluster and the Halling to Trottiscliffe Escarpment SSSI Cluster Group.
Read on for more information, and for useful links to the Securing the Landscape toolkit.
We offer opportunities to volunteer to help conserve and improve habitats and green areas in Kent and to survey specific species such as elvers (juvenile eels).
If you are interested in getting involved and you would like to find out more follow this link to discover our volunteering opportunities.
We have a whole variety of outdoor educational events and wellbeing walks taking place throughout the year. Everything from an over 55's walks and nighttime bat walks to pond dipping and bushcraft events. To keep up to date and book onto our events, follow us on Facebook @MedwayValley