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Rede Common Open Day – 4 Aug 2019

The Friends of Rede Common are hosting a free Open Day.  Rede Common is proud to present our first Open Day Sunday 4th August as a Local Nature Reserve. The Friends have worked really hard all year round in preparation for showing the site to the local community. We will be joined by the Mayor of Medway … Continue reading Rede Common Open Day – 4 Aug 2019

Green Flag Awards 2019

Seven of Medway’s much-loved parks have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as among the best in the United Kingdom and around the world. Riverside Country Park in Rainham, Capstone Farm Country Park in Gillingham, Great Lines Heritage Park in Gillingham, The Vines in Rochester, Broomhill Park in Strood , Hillyfields Community Park … Continue reading Green Flag Awards 2019

MUGs Forum Meeting 10 Aug 2019 (booking essential)

The venue is the Visitor Centre at Capstone Farm Country Park and the day starts at 9.30am with tea and coffee and finishes with a guided walk around the park at about 1.00pm. There are talks on our green and blue infrastructure, the management of our grassland for wildlife and the importance of native trees. … Continue reading MUGs Forum Meeting 10 Aug 2019 (booking essential)

Medway Green & Blue Infrastructure workshop (booking essential)

Medway Council is working on a Green and Blue Infrastructure strategy to protect and strengthen our natural environmental assets and resources. The Green and Blue Infrastructure strategy will consider the diversity of Medway’s environment and the different benefits provided to wildlife and people. The work will promote policies and projects to secure the quality of … Continue reading Medway Green & Blue Infrastructure workshop (booking essential)

Gardenwatch: the biggest citizen science project ever!

Gardenwatch is a collaborative project between the British Ornithological Trust, the BBC Springwatch team and the Open University.  They need you to tell them about your garden and its wildlife so a comprehensive picture can be built of how gardens can help UK wildlife species to thrive in the future. Together, the UK’s gardens cover … Continue reading Gardenwatch: the biggest citizen science project ever!