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New: View our Sidlesham Heritage Display (Outdoors!)

Our members have set up a Sidlesham Heritage exhibition, to share information of the important history of the local area. The display is viewable in the glass windows of the Little Orchard Nursery and will feature new content, plus the … Continue reading

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New Project Launched to Grow Trees in West Wittering

Let me tell you about our exciting new project, the West Wittering Tree Nursery project. We are going to be growing trees from seeds! West Wittering Parish Council has kindly given us permission to use a strip of land at … Continue reading

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December’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

Another mild month gave our supporters some good bird-watching opportunities. As expected, most of the reported sightings made in December were of bird species.  Perhaps the surprising submission of the month was a photo of a Buff-tailed bumblebee. Bumblebees remind us of the spring and summer months, … Continue reading

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Autumn Winter Newsletter 2020

This year’s autumn winter newsletter is now available! Included in this edition are words from MWHG’s new Chair, updates from our FLOW Project Leader and the local Community Project Officer, as well as an introduction to our new Treasurer, Jane … Continue reading

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November’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

After a mild October, where bumblebees and butterflies were still a regular sight in our gardens, the signs of winter began to settle in over November. All of a sudden, it seems as though our regular wildlife visitors have disappeared. Some animals, such as hedgehogs and dormice, will … Continue reading

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Local Charity Achieve Runners-Up for National Award in Wildlife Recording

The Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group (MWHG), a Selsey-based charity dedicated to preserving the unique character of the Manhood Peninsula, triumphed within the Group category of the National Biodiversity Network’s (NBN) Awards for Wildlife Recording 2020. They secured the runners-up … Continue reading

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Give your Feedback to our FLOW Project

As the Fixing and Linking Our Wetlands (FLOW) Project comes to the end of its improvement phase in March 2021, the Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group and the funder of this 5 year phase, the National Lottery Heritage Fund, are … Continue reading

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October’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

This survey began at the start of the lockdown in March, to give our active and dedicated volunteers a way to continue supporting their local wildlife, and to encourage people to take a closer look at nature near to home. … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction? Test your Bat Knowledge

The UK is home to 18 different species of bats, with their silhouettes against the dusk sky a recognisable sight to us all, yet there are many negative connotations attached to these familiar creatures – so, how much do we … Continue reading

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September’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

September’s revival of warm sunny weather gave our supporters lots of good surveying opportunities, resulting in our Find Wildlife From Home survey surpassing 300 wildlife record submissions!  We hope to make the most of future warm days to come by surveying for as long … Continue reading

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