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Newsletter Winter 2012

The Winter 2012 Newsletter can be downloaded as a pdf  – Winter 2012

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Newsletter Autumn 2012

The Autumn 2012 Newsletter is available to be downloaded as a pdf  – Autumn 2012

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Marine Matters

Manhood Marine Matters has been funded by the Chichester District Council coastal pathfinder grant which aims to raise awareness about marine issues on the peninsula. To that end the MWHG has been able to purchase some field guides and some … Continue reading

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Mile Pond Farm

During March/early April 2011, MWHG planted over 170m of hedge at Mile Pond Farm (SU 850 032). A mix of Hawthorn, Hazel and Willow were planted along the margin of the field behind the Apuldram Centre. Hedges are an important … Continue reading

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Manor Green Park Site

Manor Green Park (SZ 859 939) is in a newer development area of Selsey behind the Selsey Centre. There is a small group of enthusiatic volunteers who look after the Sensory Garden as well as helping with maintenance of the … Continue reading

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Selsey Medical Centre

Selsey Medical Centre: (SZ 854 935) Aromatic Garden; Leaders: Barbara Bond and Gerry Williams

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Selsey Common Site

Selsey Common (SZ 865 931) is on the seafront in Selsey adjacent to the fishermans huts by Kingsway. Activities include bramble clearing, land management to encourage biodiversity and wildlife surveying See the Diary of events for planned activities. Leader: Dave … Continue reading

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Bracklesham Site

MWHG has cleared and brought back to life, the stream running around Bracklesham Bay Park:(SZ 809 966). It was previously overgrown with trees and brambles and full of rubbish. Activities continuously required include bramble clearing, rubbish removal, letting light in … Continue reading

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Water Vole Trapping

We had a great time with Rowenna Baker of Brighton University trapping water vole along the Chichester Canal in May. Sixteen different volunteers helped out over four days with morning and evening sessions, opening up the traps, checking the contents … Continue reading

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Water Vole DNA Study

Email 29 March 2011 – From Jane Reeve, WaterVole Project Officer; Subject: DNA Study ” Dear Water Vole Patrol, I have had an email from Rowena Baker, the PhD student carrying out work on water vole DNA, about trapping water … Continue reading

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