ABOUT MSEP

We are a not-for profit organisation established in 2000, whose work is centred around the understanding, conservation and promotion of the estuary’s natural and historical environments.

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11th July 2017 Make a Wish Fish Pledge

As part of the Guardians of the Deep HLF project we're asking people to make a 'Wish Fish' pledge, to help protect Kent's precious marine environment. If you'd like to make a pledge, head over to here and sign up. SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave...

19th June 2017 Asian hornet – DEFRA launch new app to report sightings

DEFRA has launched a new free app, designed to make it easy for members of the public to report sightings of the Asian hornet.  Following the discovery of a nest in Gloucestershire last Autumn, there are fears that they could reappear again in the country,...

27th January 2017 Guardians of the Deep – HLF success

We are delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund has agreed to support Guardians of the Deep, a three year project that aims to engage local communities, businesses and visitors by raising awareness of Kent's important marine habitats and promoting an active and on-going guardianship role to protect them...

20th May 2016 Coastal Path – Public consultation

As part of Natural England’s work on the long distance path around England’s coastline, they are holding a number of drop-in sessions this summer, in order to discuss the section of path between Grain Village and Iwade (due to open in 2018). Dates and locations are as follows: Wednesday,...

15th April 2016 Guardians of the Deep – Gap Analysis Summary Report

As part of the development work for the Guardians of the Deep HLF project, Natural Values (an independent management and environment consultancy) was commisioned to produce a gap analysis report, in order assess existing public engagement in the marine environment, identify target audiences and to undertake consultation...

2nd March 2016 The White Drain – Drop-in Event

Along with the South East Rivers Trust, Kent Wildlife Trust and landscape artist Paul Fowler, we will be holding a drop-in event this Saturday (5th) to discuss the White Drain, near Boughton under Blean. The event is from 10.30am until 1.30pm and will take place at the...

15th February 2016 Looking after your local watercourse

Our new leaflet ‘LET’S KEEP IT CLEAR – a short guide to looking after your local watercourse’ is now available to read below. Limited paper copies are also available from us at: msep@medway.gov.uk   ...

7th February 2016 Peel Ports Consultion on Proposed Seaplane Operations

An organisation has made a request to operate a private seaplane within the estuary. The Port of Sheerness Ltd, as the Statutory Harbour Authority, is required to regulate and manage all types of operations within the Medway and Swale and therefore has produced a consultation...