Category Archives: Wildlife and Habitats

Beachwatch Big Weekend 2013

East Beach, Selsey

Saturday 21 September 3:30pm – 5:30pm

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Haydon’s Pond

We have been working at this roadside farm pond in Almodington for two years now.  We had a lot of work to do clearing out an accumulation of rubbish and dead tree branches.  A long spell without rain the first … Continue reading

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Florence Pond, Sidlesham

Florence Pond is adopted by Sidlesham Parish Council and MWHG has entered a formal Agreement with the PC to improve biodiversity and manage the pond on their behalf.  Work will start at the end of the summer but surveys of … Continue reading

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ASHE Group

ASHE stands for Almodington, Sidlesham, Highleigh and Earnley. Most of our work is involved with restoring rural ponds but we are also involved with Sidlesham Recreation Ground, where we are creating a ‘woodland walk’ adjacent to the childrens’ playground and … Continue reading

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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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