Inspire, Connect & Revive

Old Chalk New Downs aims to restore and connect remaining fragments of precious chalk downland for the benefit of the rare species and people who love them.

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Inspiring people to care for their natural heritage.

Partnerships & communities


“Chalk grassland is the European equivalent to tropical rain forest” –
Professor David Bellamy (on a visit to Kent in 1994)

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Local partners, landowners, students and lovers of the countryside will restore and connect downland habitats to conserve this historic landscape and reconnect people with their natural heritage.

Activities & events

Kentish women in agriculture during World War One; Lest We Forget.

04 Jun 2018

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