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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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Sheepwash Pond Story

FLOW Project leader, Jane, talks us through a photo diary of changes made to Sheepwash Pond, in Sidlesham. This relic pond was identified for improvement during the ditch surveys of Sidlesham parish. This thick willow copse hid an old dried … Continue reading

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New Part-Time Job Opportunity: Community Conservation Officer

Community Conservation Officer – Part time See this job on environmentjob.co.uk £24,000 per annum – pro rata for 2 days a week Fixed term contract of 12 months Based in our Selsey Office + home working To start as soon … Continue reading

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Haydons Pond Story

FLOW Project leader, Jane, talks us through a photo diary of changes made to Haydons Pond, in Almodington. This relic pond was identified for improvement during the ditch surveys of Earnley parish. This thick willow copse hid an old dried up … Continue reading

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Autumn/ Winter Newsletter 2018

Read our new Autumn Winter Newsletter, packed with updates from our projects and stories from our members. Leader of the East Beach Pond Group, Dave, recounts this years difficulties of balancing flood prevention around the pond, whilst conserving areas with important wildflower species. … Continue reading

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Cakeham Manor Story

FLOW Project leader, Jane, talks us through a photo diary of changes made to Cakeham Manor, in West Wittering.   The work we are carrying out are the actions that the European Beaver would have carried out in previous centuries on … Continue reading

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Selsey Parish Information Session December 6th

The Fixing and Linking Our Wetlands team invite you to join us for our Selsey Parish Information Session   Find out what we are doing in the Parish and why we are surveying ditches and hedges across the Manhood Peninsula … Continue reading

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Tile Barn Lane Story

This relic ditch was identified for improvement during the ditch surveys of East Wittering and Bracklesham parish. This ditch was very overgrown with willows but also had mature oaks and some hazel, hawthorn and blackthorn along its far banks. The … Continue reading

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Spinney Pond Story

FLOW Project Leader Jane takes us through the wetland improvements made at Spinney Pond, Bracklesham. November 2016 This pond was identified during the ditch surveying work of Bracklesham Parish in 2016. We could see on tihe maps that there had been a … Continue reading

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Shortlisted for the National Biodiversity Network Award

The Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group (MWHG) has been selected in the shortlist for the National Biodiversity Network’s (NBN) Lynne Farrell Group Award, for wildlife recording! Our charity surveys wildlife on the Manhood Peninsula regularly, as we believe that recording our environment and openly sharing … Continue reading

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