Category Archives: Wildlife and Habitats

July’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

In the fourth month of our Find Wildlife From Home Survey, we surpassed 200 submissions! Some of these sightings were recorded at FLOW project improved wetland sites, by volunteers working independently. Thank you to those who have already signed up … Continue reading

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June’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

We are now into our third month of our Find Wildlife From Home Survey, and the submissions keep coming in! June brought even more hot weather to the peninsula, allowing our followers to record sightings both at home and further … Continue reading

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May’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

Our followers have been busy recording for the second month of our Find Wildlife From Home Survey, and we have now surpassed 100 submissions in total! Volunteers have also been borrowing the live-moth trap from FLOW project leader, Jane, to … Continue reading

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April’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

Spring is an excellent time to spot wildlife, as many species who hide away over winter will be emerging to reproduce. You have probably seen birds gathering nest material, perhaps found insect eggs on leaves while gardening, or have even … Continue reading

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New Birding Blog: Wildlife with Hugh

Previously commended by the MWHG for his dedication to conserving and championing wildlife, 2018 Eileen Savill Award winner, Hugh Baggaley, is now leading his own guided birding walks… Continue reading

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Buckthorn for Brimstones: Get Involved with Transition Chichester’s Project

Earlier this year, I organised a project ‘Transition Chichester Buckthorn for Brimstones’, which aimed to encourage people to plant one or more alder buckthorns in their gardens, allotments, farms etc. Alder buckthorn and common buckthorn are the only food plants for brimstone butterfly caterpillars Continue reading

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Selsey Great British Beach Clean Results 2019

Volunteers and local litter prevention campaigners gathered in Selsey for the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) Great British Beach Clean weekend, on September 21st. The annual litter picking event allows organisations to collect large amounts of data, on a national scale, … Continue reading

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The Re-introduction of White-tailed Eagles

The Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation and Forestry England have recently been granted a licence by Natural England to re-introduce white-tailed eagles to the Isle of Wight… Continue reading

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Volunteer ‘thank you’ Bioblitz day at Binsted Woods

On Wednesday 15th May, the FLOW team took 17 volunteers to Binsted Woods near Arundel for a Bioblitz wildlife recording day. We dedicated the day to our volunteers… Continue reading

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MWHG’s Response to Chichester District Council’s Local Development Plan

For the last four years the MWHG has been working via the HLF funded FLOW Project, to improve green connectivity between the three internationally important wildlife sites: South Downs National Park, Chichester Harbour and Pagham Harbour. Continue reading

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