Help us beat the Himalayan Balsam invasion

Help us beat the Himalayan Balsam invasion

Join a team of volunteers to help clear a vast patch of Himalayan Balsam along the riverbank in Brasted. The dates are Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th June. Two additional dates are planned next month on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th July. Himalayan Balsam is a...
Water worries and invasive threats

Water worries and invasive threats

What a fantastic turn out we had on a balmy late spring evening for our summer meeting at the Quadrangle in Shoreham! Our Deputy Chairman Trevor Carman started the proceedings with a brief talk on the riverbank about ongoing concerns about the quality and quantity of...
Life on a riverbank near you

Life on a riverbank near you

Join us on Monday 20th May to learn more about life on the riverbank. We will be discussing the challenge to native species from mink, signal crayfish, Himalayan balsam and pollution. There will be a chance to learn more about the how the emerging technology e-DNA is...
An ode to the River Darent – watch this!

An ode to the River Darent – watch this!

A stunningly beautiful animated film has been made about the River Darent. Described as part-poem, part history reimagined, it tells the story of the river going back 100 million years and sheds light on its fragile existence today. Written and narrated by Deborah...
Sewage Treatment for Sevenoaks? What we learnt at our AGM

Sewage Treatment for Sevenoaks? What we learnt at our AGM

Thames Water is exploring the idea of building a small sewage plant for Sevenoaks in the medium term. Graeme Kasselman, London system planning lead at Thames Water explained the thinking behind the idea at our AGM. Drainage and Wastewater Management Plan (DWMP)...