Category Archives: Wildlife and Habitats

B is for Brambles – Like it or Not!

Oh! Am I reminding you, my volunteer buddies, about the beast from when time began? Like it or not, the bramble has been one of the biggest challenges on our sites. You have to have a check list in your head before approaching this unruly plant: Continue reading

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A is for Ash

Welcome volunteers, to my A-Z of you and all the wildlife that you have helped and are passionate about.  The Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group (MWHG) have volunteers that have worked with us for over 10 years and volunteers that want … Continue reading

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Ash and Acorns

Well, we (the volunteers) can’t do much at the moment in terms of physical work. Instead, I wanted to keep in touch with a bit of information and what we could be looking to grow in our nursery, for the … Continue reading

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October’s Results: Find Wildlife From Home Survey

This survey began at the start of the lockdown in March, to give our active and dedicated volunteers a way to continue supporting their local wildlife, and to encourage people to take a closer look at nature near to home. … Continue reading

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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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