Saturday 12th May 2018, 10.30am - 1:00pm
Free, public event
Farningham Wood, meet at the car park which is located at the end of Calfstock Lane, Farningham, DA4 9JH
Part of our series of Ash Walks
Ancient Woodland provide precious habitats for all kinds of wildlife and also host a number of rare species of plants. We will walk through the woods looking for the clues that can tell us how long the woods have been here, and why.
Only 3,090 square kilometres (760,000 acres) of ancient semi-natural woodland survive in Britain – less than 20% of the total wooded area. On this walk we will learn about what makes these woods special and how we can protect it. The walk will be conducted using the methodology that was developed for the ancient woodland inventory, we will provide participants with plant and wildlife identification and sheets so that you can record what you find.
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This workshop delivered in partnership with the North West Kent Countryside Partnership