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Medway Valley Countryside Partnership
3 Lock Cottages

Lock Lane
Maidstone

ME14 3AU

Tel: 03000 422997
medwayvalley@kent.gov.uk

 

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More volunteers
We offer opportunities for practical volunteering in the beautiful Kent Countryside. Every Thursday our dedicated team of volunteers undertake a huge variety of tasks, from hedge-laying to pond restoration, apple picking to school wildlife garden creation. In addition we have a large team of litter wardens and wildlife surveyors, so call us or email derek.whitehead@kent.gov.uk

to find out more.

Medway Valley Countryside Partnership
Medway Valley Countryside Partnership

Rivers and Land Management Workshops 

We have a fantastic series of professional workshops taking place during November and December aimed at those seeking to gain a better understanding of natural river processes and restoration, those studying environmental sciences as well as land managers and land owners.

 

Understanding Natural River Processes
      
  17th of November 10:00—16:00

 
Learn about hydromorphology and the artificial changes we've made to rivers and water flow. Gain an understanding of the solutions for improving river health with case study examples.
 


Water Quality - Impacts and Solutions

24th of November 10:00—16:00
 
Understand pollution; the types, sources, differences and impacts and gain an understanding of the solutions for improving river health.

 

Understanding and Restoring
Natural Rivers

1st December 10:00—16:00
 
Understand the different river and riparian habitats; the types of wildlife which rely on these habitats and how we can enhance the biodiversity of our local rivers. 
 

Invasive Non-Native Species
       15th December 10:00—16:00

 
Learn all about Invasive Non-native Species in the UK, the GB strategy for tackling INNS, the issues they cause, co-operative working to address INNS and the importance of biosecurity in stopping the spread.

 

To find out more and to book your place;
Booking: Click on the name of the event above
or visit
 
www.eventbrite.co.uk and search Rivers and Land Management
Price: £25.00 per person
Price includes tea and coffee, refreshments throughout the day and buffet lunch
Venue: The Weald of Kent Golf Course and Hotel, TN27 9PT
 

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