Category Archives: Wildlife and Habitats

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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Selsey Great British Beach Clean Results 2019

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The Re-introduction of White-tailed Eagles

The Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation and Forestry England have recently been granted a licence by Natural England to re-introduce white-tailed eagles to the Isle of Wight… Continue reading

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Volunteer ‘thank you’ Bioblitz day at Binsted Woods

On Wednesday 15th May, the FLOW team took 17 volunteers to Binsted Woods near Arundel for a Bioblitz wildlife recording day. We dedicated the day to our volunteers… Continue reading

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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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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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