Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Act Carefully and Remain Cautious

In line with the latest government guidelines, restrictions on wearing a face covering and observing social distancing rules are lifting from Monday 19th July 2021. However COVID-19 has not gone away and we need to continue to act carefully and remain cautious. We also appreciate that volunteers may wish to continue to wear face coverings … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Act Carefully and Remain Cautious

Free school holiday park activities

Join the Medway Swale Estuary Partnership for some *free* school holiday park activities this summer in the five urban Green Flag parks. Booking is through Eventbrite or alternatively email info@msep.org.uk for Hillyfields, Great Lines and Broomhill, and the 2 picnic events are drop in with no need to book. DatesLocationEventTimes28 Jul 2021HillyfieldsBuild a Bird Feeder & games10am-12pm29 … Continue reading Free school holiday park activities

The Great British Spring Clean – Update Report

Report by Medway Council on the success of the Great British Spring Clean with a huge thank you to all our Friends Groups: Friday 28th May - Sunday 13th June saw Medway Council support the annual #GreatBritishSpringClean in partnership with Keep Britain Tidy. Under current government guidance, we were unable to promote the event in … Continue reading The Great British Spring Clean – Update Report

Grass meadow at sunset

Notes from an Urban Greenspace – Meadows Special!

I remember as a child every time we drove any distance the car windscreen would get a liberal spread of dead bugs of various sorts. These would be flying across the road from the verges and adjacent farmland, and it always made me wonder how many there actually were if so many were hit by … Continue reading Notes from an Urban Greenspace – Meadows Special!

Dog walking beside it's owner

Medway Council Animal Warden Team Event at Broomhill Park

The Animal Warden Team at Medway Council are holding a small event within Broomhill Park on Thursday 29th July 2021 between 11:00-15:00 hours. There will be a stand promoting responsible dog ownership along with chip-checking to ensure details are up to date and offering free dog microchipping. Battersea will also be in attendance. There will … Continue reading Medway Council Animal Warden Team Event at Broomhill Park

Oak processionary moth caterpillar

Oak processionary moth monitoring in Medway – Volunteers required

Our colleagues at the Medway Swale Estuary Partnership (MSEP) are currently working with the Forestry Commission on a project looking at the management of the Oak processionary moth (OPM).  As part of this work they are seeking volunteers to support monitoring by adopting an area close to where they live or work (ideally urban areas) … Continue reading Oak processionary moth monitoring in Medway – Volunteers required