Mid Kent Downs Countryside Partnership

Publications

Mid Kent Downs Countryside Partnership Summer Newsletter

Newsletter now available!

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Management Options for Small Woodlands in Maidstone

A report commissioned by Multifor that considers the options for returning neglected ancient woodland to positive management.

PDF (4MB)

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Discover Perry Wood Pocket Book

Lots of information about Perry Wood, its history, wildlife and amanagement.

PDF (1.84MB)

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Discovering Our Traditional Orchards

Find out about traditional orchards in the Mid Kent Downs and pay a visit to some of the finest that the area has to offer.

PDF (4.55MB)
 

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Planning a Traditional Orchard

An information sheet containing useful advice about planting new traditional orchards.

PDF (448KB)

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Restoring a Traditional Orchard

An information sheet containing useful advice about how to restore a neglected traditional orchard.

PDF (585KB)

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Grafting and Budding for Traditional Orchards

An information sheet containing useful advice about how to add different varieties of fruit to a vigorous root stock.

PDF (419KB)

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Boxley Warren Enhanced Heritage Landscape Survey

A report on the heritage of Boxley Warren Local Nature Reserve by landscape archaeologist Nicola Bannister.

PDF (3.5MB)

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Vital Links - A Methodology for Identifying Habitat Creation Opportunities in a Fragmented Landscape

A Mid Kent Downs Countryside Partnership report and model for prioritising habitat creation schemes including:

  • Vital Links – Identifying Habitat Creation Sites Across a Landscape
  • A Methodology for Identifying Pond Creation Sites to Benefit Great Crested Newts
  • Connecting Adder Populations in the Mid Kent Downs

PDF (2.6MB)

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Pond Creation Toolkit

A guide to everything you need to know about creating a pond from what materials to use, whether to plant up and how to ensure that you have a clean water source.

PDF (763KB)

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