On this online course, you will find out why certain bird species sing, what bird calls are and what they can mean, and tips to help your identification. Each evening will take roughly 1.5 to 2 hours, and will consist of interactive discussions, a quiz and a 1-hour presentation using photos, illustrations, videos and sounds to bring the fascinating subjects alive.
Pollinators need more than flowers. To encourage them in our gardens, we must cater for all stages of their lifecycle. This interactive course will explain how in simple easy to follow steps & allow time for group discussion The session will start with a power point presentation (approx. 45 min), followed by a Q & A session. Participant numbers will be restricted to a maximum of 15 to enable time for all participants to take part
ildlife friendly gardening does not mean letting every weed, pest and disease run riot. Indeed, a well-managed garden provides a wide range of habitats for wildlife, much of which is vital to the flowers, fruit and vegetables that we want to grow This online talk takes a look at where the harm comes from, a “prevention is better than cure” approach and wildlife friendly measures open to home gardeners. With plenty of discussion and audience questions.
ONLINE COURSE - Practical solutions for protecting flowers and vegetables when you garden for wildlife
An online training day on the UK Habitat Classification, a new comprehensive classification system for vegetation habitats used in conservation and land management
ONLINE COURSE - Learn how to construct, plant and maintain a pond for wildlife and pleasure
This course will help you understand the importance of habitats to the different amphibians. You will learn how to recognize the key species and be part of a torchlight survey.
ONLINE COURSE - How to create “mini meadows” in your own garden, however small!
Why do birds sing? A fascinating insight into the world of bird sounds at Bossenden Woods and then Oare Marshes. Discover how to identify birds by their songs and calls.
An illustrated review of the geology of the Kentish landscape from the oldest rocks to the youngest sediments.
This family-friendly 5k event is an explosion of colourful fun. Take in amazing coastal views as you run and walk through clouds of brightly coloured powder paint around the route. Gather friends and family to join the energetic atmosphere of over 1,000 people running, jogging and walking along Thanet’s spectacular seafront.