Sevenoaks Living Landscapes

Save our Magnificent Meadows

Save our Magnificent Meadows is the UK’s largest

Yellow Rattle in Meadow.
Yellow Rattle (Rhinanthus Minor).

partnership project transforming the fortunes of our vanishing wildflower meadows, grasslands and wildlife.  Led by Plantlife, the partnership is made up of 11 organisations, including Medway Valley Countryside Partnership and is primarily funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.  This is the first time in the HLF’s history that it has awarded a grant to a project of this kind.

Save our Magnificent Meadows is:

•             Targeting just under 6,000 hectares of wildflower meadows and grasslands in nine strategic landscapes across the UK, including Kent.

•             Giving people all over the UK the chance to visit, enjoy and learn about our wildflower meadows and grasslands.

4 Spot Chaser
Four spot chaser dragonfly (Libellula quadrimaculata)

•             Raising awareness of the desperate plight of our wildflower meadows and grasslands and equipping communities with the knowledge and skills to reverse this devastating trend.

You can get involved with the project in many ways:

Come along to an event: learn more about meadows and the animals that rely on them for survival

Become a Meadows Champion: “Come and be outstanding in our field” Play your part in reversing the decline of this precious habitat.

Arrange a free site visit: Arrange for a project officer to come and have a look at your site and see if we can help you to create, restore or survey your meadow.

Get in touch with Mary for more details mary.tate@kent.gov.uk 01622 683695

For more information please visit

www.magnificentmeadows.org.uk

www.medwayvalley.org

www.plantlife.org.uk

Feel free to add me a s a point of contact details below

Websites: medwayvalley.org

Manificentmeaodws.org.uk

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