This Local Nature Reserve’s seasonal ponds are home to great crested newt, diving beetles and dragonflies, and it is part of the Dungeness, Romney Marsh and Rye Bay SSSI. Volunteer tasks this autumn and winter will include clearing back willow and scrub regrowth, hedgelaying, fence and infrastructure repairs, and surveying the wildlife on site.
Need to know
10:00am until 15:00pm on the following dates:
26 November, 6 and 17 December 2019, 7, 10, 19 and 21 January, 11 and 25 February, 10 and 31 March 2020.
LEADER: Steff D’Agorne, Romney Marsh Countryside Partnership (07864 608825). MEET: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, between New Romney and St. Mary’s Bay, by railway bridge off A259, TN28 8AY.
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.