Category Archives: Wildlife and Habitats

Health Risk Notice: Brown-tail Moth Prevalence

Be aware that caterpillars of the Brown-tail moth are active in the area. These caterpillars may pose a risk to human health.   The caterpillars are dark brown in colour with a white stripe down both sides of the body. … Continue reading

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Blitzed! Over 100 Species Recorded at Manor Green Park

Last Wednesday MWHG staff and volunteers gathered at Manor Green Park, adjacent to the Selsey Centre, to discover and record the wildlife on this popular community site. A grand total of 109 species were recorded! A lot of work went … Continue reading

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A Team Effort to Tidy East Beach

Wednesday 9th May was a stunning blue day at Selsey and perfect weather for a joint beach clean between the Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group (MWHG) and Nature’s Way foods. The MWHG are based in Selsey and have an active … Continue reading

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Volunteers take on the Coir Roll Challenge!

Last weekend a team of dedicated volunteers, with FLOW Project Leader Jane at the helm, took on the challenge of distributing 40 coir rolls to 8 sites across the Manhood Peninsula. They were ably assisted by Campbell Thorp, who drove the … Continue reading

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Have Your Say: New Activities for Dog Walkers Outside Protected Chichester Harbour

Chichester Harbour is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is in part protected for the wading birds, present over the winter months. Chichester District Council is looking to provide activities for dogs on alternative routes outside of the harbour, between … Continue reading

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Freshwater Habitats Trust: Frog Spawn Survey 2018

Take part in this year’s Freshwater Habitats Trust’s (FHT) Frog Spawn survey. This annual survey collects data on the numbers of breeding frogs and toads in your garden or local park, pond. This important data is distributed across the UK to government … Continue reading

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Update on East Beach Pond

The volunteers of the East Beach Pond Group were awarded a gold in the conservation category of the South and South East in Bloom 2015. The small group of volunteers who meet here three times a month, and devote a … Continue reading

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Illustrated talk – Adventures of the Outdoor World

Thursday, 27th February, 7.30pm

St Peter’s Church Hall, St Peter’s Crescent, Selsey

Subject: Adventures of the Outdoor World

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Hedgerow Update January 2014

Hazel Catkins – ©2014 Felicity McStea Our mid January maintenance working party was greeted by the sight of this young hedgerow’s first hazel catkins (Corylus avellana) waving in the breeze. Volunteers dodged a couple of heavy showers to do a morning’s … Continue reading

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Volunteers from round England join in to help MWHG

A dozen people who are involved with the Trust for Conservation Volunteers are visiting the Manhood Peninsula at the beginning of October as part of their working holiday.  The extra hands will be a great asset and will help with … Continue reading

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