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Polhill Bank Practical Conservation

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Project Summary

We’re setting up a brand new team to help restore the chalk grassland of the newly extended 40 acre Polhill Bank reserve. You’ll be scrub bashing, seed bombing, planting trees and building fences.

Need to know

  • Start Date: 30/10/2018
  • End Date: 31/12/2019
  • County: Kent
  • Organisation Name: Kent Wildlife Trust
  • Project Category: Improving habitats


Project Description

Come and work alongside Area Warden Paul Glanfield and our two Volunteer Trainees.

  • Protect and extend the space available for iconic species such as the adder and grass snake, the red-listed yellowhammer, and the rare Kentish Milkwort
  • Continue work on the existing reserve and convert the arable farmland back to chalk grassland.
  • Restore land between the M25 and national rail line creating a continuous nature corridor.

Full training and support given, with the option to train in machinery or team leading.

Takes place on Wednesday.