Category Archives: New Projects

Annual Reports

Annual reports

Using the study as a baseline, the Environment Group plans to prepare an annual report on aspects of Walmer’s environment for consideration by Walmer Parish Council and Dover District Council, particularly studying the different habitats.

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School Build of Air Quality & Weather Monitoring System

AirPi weather project

It is planned to implement this project involving local schools. It would involve pupils in an IT project, specifically in building a unit based on Raspberry Pi hardware, then calibrating the hardware. Having prepared the unit, pupils would then be … Continue reading

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Kingsdown Road Lichen Heath Survey

The Lichen Heath

Part of the beach beside the Kingsdown Road has developed as a Lichen Heath. This is a very rare localised habitat where specialized lichens have developed on the shingle. Continue reading

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Rays Bottom Scrubland Project

Ray's Bottom Scrubland

Rays Bottom is an interesting example of how plants and shrubs colonize an area. An ecologist has agreed to survey and do a study to determine the colonization species. Continue reading

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Save our Swifts Project

Swifts in flight

“Save Our Walmer Swifts” is a small group of residents of Admiralty Mews, the converted Royal Marine Barracks in Walmer who will monitor numbers and restore nest sites. Continue reading

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Zero Waste Scheme

Zero waste - recycle

Walmer ward is designated as a pilot/case study to introduce and test ways and means of increasing recycling levels. The project will be coordinated by Dover District Council. Continue reading

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Air Quality Assessment

Air quality assessment

As a contribution to the study, a limited assessment has been made by Dover District Council recently of the level of NO2 levels at various locations in Walmer. Continue reading

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