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Marden Wildlife wins NBN Group Award winner 2021!

We are pleased to announce that Marden Wildlife Group has won the NBN Group Award for 2021, in recognition of all of our efforts to record what wildlife we have in Marden. Below is the quote from the NBN website. Marden Wildlife, (from Kent), is the winner of the NBN...

Ringing Demonstration being Postponed until Sunday October 10th

For those of you disappointed about the Ringing Demonstration being Postponed until Sunday October 10th 2021  Here’s one we did earlier. This young song thrush has two ticks feeding on it - they feed on the host’s blood and eventually drop off when they are full up....

GOOD NEWS ABOUT MARDEN’S YELLOWHAMMERS

The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) has just released its ringing data for 2020 so we have been able to compare the numbers for Marden with the rest of the British Isles. (It’s important to note the figures for Marden also reflect the degree of effort put in by...

BIRD RINGING DEMONSTRATION Sunday October 10th

Mill Farm, Hunton Road  08:00 – 12:00 Enjoy close-up views of birds in the hand. Discover why we ring birds and what we have found out about the birds we’ve ringed in Marden. Try your hand at dissecting a barn owl pellet to identify the remains of its last meal! Take...

Good news from Natural England.

Our local NE adviser has told us that this year farmers in the Marden area will be allocating yet more land to conservation as part of the national  Nature Recovery project - possibly more than any other area in Kent. This will include grassland being restored to...

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