March, 2014

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
Do you love our Rainham Marshes nature reserve? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!

Rainham Marshes

  • Golden Globes

    Marsh Marigold is a wonderful native semi-aquatic plant related to buttercups and it has become established at several points in the ditch system over the last few years and provides a very welcome splash of sunshine yellow in these early days of spring...

    (Tony Houston)


  • Hey Rat Fans!

    Our blackberry eyed silky friends are still frequenting the feeders below the centre and I think I am winning the battle to persuade visitors that they are a) cute, b) a natural part of the reserves fauna and c) not going to leap out and trasmit some lethal disease....

    Cracking shots from Carole Wingrove



  • Young Warden Event...

    Are you 11 to 16 years old?

    Get muddy and have a great time discovering life as an RSPB Warden with hands on, practical conservation work.

    Meet the Rainham Wardens and find out what they do!

    Managing habitats, here at Rainham, is vitally important to ensure our wildlife populations thrive – you’ll be getting a unique opportunity to get really involved in giving nature a home.

    Potential activities include: cutting and raking, planting, making special signs, and help us survey our water vole population.

    The event will run on:

    Tuesday 8th April and Tuesday 15th April from 11.00-15.00

    Booking is required so please give us a ring on 01708 899840. This is a free event.