Category Archives: Wildlife and Habitats

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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Rewilding at Knepp Estate: Our Walking Safari Experience

This September, we took the opportunity to thank our volunteers and staff for their hard work and dedication, with a long-awaited trip to see the fantastic rewilding project at Knepp Estate, south of Horsham. The estate was originally used for intensive farming, until 2001 when the owners took the bold decision to end farming Continue reading

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August’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

While August was not a predictable month for the weather, our volunteers were reliable in recording and submitting their wildlife sightings. In the fifth month of our survey, a total of 69 records were submitted! We now have volunteers regularly contributing their wildlife sightings, … Continue reading

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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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