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Viking Bay, Broadstairs

The Thanet coast is amongst the best wildlife sites in Europe...


You can find out more about this internationally important area for birds and marine life around our chalk coastline on this website.  This covers information relating to the management of the North East Kent European marine sites (NEKEMS) and about the Thanet Coast Project, working with local people to help safeguard the wildlife and the coastlines' unique features.


This site includes the current action plan for 2013-18 for the North East Kent Marine Protected Area (NEKMPA) to incorporate the existing management framework of the NEKEMS and the new Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ).


Latest News 


  • Thanet Coast (NEKMPA) 2015 Events - join a 'Seashore Safari', or 'Seashore Fun' at the Coastal Comnmunity Beach Hut, take the 'Seaweed & their Secrets Walk'... or help out at a Beach Clean!



- also see latest Press Releases: 21 Nov 2013 (DEFRA)




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