Dungeness NNR

Dungness National Nature Reserve conservation work

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Project Summary

Originally excavated for gravel, the area is now a rich habitat, which needs help to ensure it continues to thrive. Targeted to conserve and increase scarce plants and wildlife in the shingle habitat, tasks include mowing, slashing and cutting back shrubs/trees, burning cut materials and infrastructure works.

Need to know

  • Start Date: 21/11/2019
  • End Date: 26/03/2020
  • County: Kent
  • Organisation Name: Romney Marsh Countryside Partnership
  • Project Category: Improving habitats


Project Description

10:00am until 15:00pm on the following dates:

21, 24 and 28 November, 12 16, 19 and 29 December 2019, 2, 9, 16, 23, 26 and 30 January, 6, 9, 24 and 27 February, 5, 12, 19, 22 and 26 March 2020.

LEADER: Jake Jones, Romney Marsh Countryside Partnership (07969 822691). MEET: Dungeness Old Lighthouse/RHD Light Railway car park, Dungeness, TN29 9NP (TR 085 187).

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING WITH YOU Bring plenty to drink and lunch if you intend to stay all day. We usually provide water, squash, tea and biscuits. We provide an experienced leader, training and supervision, tools and gloves, but please bring your own gear if you prefer.

WHAT YOU SHOULD WEAR • Sturdy boots or safety shoes (not trainers) with good grip and thick soles • Old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty or torn • Long sleeved shirts and trousers to protect your limbs • Waterproofs/wellies if rain forecast.