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.





  • Beneath the Water – New booklet

    Back in 2012, the partnership produced What’s under your Boat a pocket ID guide to selected non-native invasive marine species. As part of the HLF funded Guardians of the Deep project, we have worked alongside Kent Wildlife Trust to produce Beneath the Water. This new guide......

  • 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.  ...