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Thursday 16th May 2024

Bore Place and SES Water join forces to enhance biodiversity and education at Bough Beech Reservoir

A new partnership aimed at enhancing biodiversity and delivering educational programmes at Bough Beech Reservoir

Friday 6th October 2023

Key Indicator Species Mural

Read about how our key indicator species mural was designed and painted by Lydia Anguish (project co-ordinator) as part of our Farming in Protected Landscapes project.

Tuesday 11th April 2023

Nature Spotting this Spring

Blossom is blooming on the trees, bluebells are on the way, and our meadow will soon be carpeted in wildflowers. Now is an exciting time to get outside and explore your local wild areas, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite signs of spring for you to seek out.

Tuesday 20th December 2022

A Year in the Market Garden with Metske Van der Laan

Metske reflects on the highlights and challenges of this last year in the market garden … It is the middle of...

Friday 11th March 2022

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Garden Wildlife Friendly

There’s a lot of talk these days here at Bore Place of “regeneration” as opposed to “sustainability”. Put simply, us humans need to find ways to restore nature (and ourselves) as opposed to just sustaining it in its current depleted state.

Sunday 5th December 2021

Bough Beech Volunteers - Final Task of the Year

Christmas is coming and the Volunteers are getting busy. A large group of Volunteers turned out on a damp, cold Sunday...

Wednesday 24th November 2021

Seasonal Rosehip Preserve

Now that it’s Autumn keep an eye-out for rosehips! 

Sunday 14th November 2021

Bough Beech Volunteers - Rushy Meadow Task pt. II

On 14th November a group of Bough Beech volunteers gathered for a Sunday task in Rushy Meadow. The main work was...

Friday 15th October 2021

Bough Beech Volunteers - Rushy Meadow Task

Rushy Meadow is next to the Oast and was named by the family farming here before the reservoir –  when...

Sunday 10th October 2021

Bough Beech Volunteers - Orchard Task

The old orchard at Bough Beech provides a variety of habitats and examples of traditional varieties of Kentish apples. At...

Sunday 12th September 2021

Bough Beech Volunteers - Brown Hairstreak Butterfly

Bough Beech has hedges along the field boundaries of mixed native species, including Blackthorn, which are not cut back every...

Friday 3rd September 2021

Bough Beech Volunteers - Moth Survey

Friday 3rd September 2021 The Bough Beech volunteer group has carried out a survey of moths over previous years. This years...


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