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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Since the partnership was estblished in 2000, it has successfully delivered over £1 million of projects throughout north Kent, working alongisde local people, regional, national and European organisations, in order to enhance and raise awareness of the estuary’s importance, both ecologically and historically.

 

Here are just a few of our past projects:

 

  1. Sea Wall Botanical Survey – A report on factors affecting the occurrence of nationally scarce plant species on sea walls, within 3 north Kent  Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
  2. Bromhey Farm RSPB Reserve – Collaborative project to improve visitor interpretation across the reserve.
  3. Saxon Shore Way – A guide to the route through Medway, along with a number of enhancements to the path and accompanying signage.
  4. Foreshores – Isle of Sheppey art project, that included sculpture, poetry and film, promoting the natural history and cultural legacy of the island.
  5. Sheppey Ecotourism – A study exploring the feasibility and potential of developing ecotourism on the island.

 

For details of our current projects, please see the drop down menu.

 

 

 

 

  • Southern Water – Bathing Water Enhancement Programme

    Southern Water has identified the seven locations where it will work with local authorities, the Environment Agency and other organisations to identify and fix the causes of pollution preventing the bathing water from being consistently rated Excellent.  Amongst the seven locations, are the beaches at Leysdown and Minster on......

  • EA plans to reduce estuary flood risk

    Flooding and erosion are real risks currently facing communities and landowners in the low-lying areas around the estuary. Over the coming years aging defences, climate change and sea level rise will all increase the risk of tidal and coastal flooding and erosion.   Over the......

  • Mudlark 2015

    The first annual edition the Mudlark is now available to read online.  ...