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Sowing the seeds to boost our bees as Wild Chalk event returns this weekend

July 17th, 2019

People will be able to create their own “mini” wildflower meadows in their gardens, thanks to “Bee Bombs” to encourage pollinators. The free seed packs will be handed out at the National Park Authority’s next headline event, Wild Chalk, which will take place in East Brighton Park on Sunday 21 July. Taking place from 11am […]

Enjoy our stunning coastal views safely this summer

July 16th, 2019

Visitors to East Sussex’s spectacular white cliffs are being urged to stay safe this summer. Each year thousands of tonnes of chalk fall from the cliffs, which stretch from the edge of Eastbourne, past Beachy Head, the Seven Sisters and Seaford Head. In recent years there have been an increasing number of instances where people […]

Nature’s population loss – what can be done to turn the tide?

July 10th, 2019

This World Population Day we want to talk about an international crisis – the population collapse of animal and plant species around the world. Did you know that since 1970 we’ve lost 60% of vertebrate populations globally, with many now on the endangered species list? And, when it comes to insects – a key indicator […]

The most iconic spots for a picnic in the South Downs

July 4th, 2019

You may not know it but July is National Picnic Month. With so many endearing beauty spots across the National Park, you could have your pick (no pun intended) of anywhere to settle down and enjoy a lovely lunch. In honour of this quintessentially English month of celebration, we asked some of our sustainable transport […]

Pond life – free fun for all the family!

July 3rd, 2019

Are you fascinated by the freshwater wildlife lurking beneath the depths? If so, a fantastic free event in the National Park aims to help people discover more about the amazing biodiversity of our ponds. The Insect Discovery Day will be held on Saturday, July 13 from 10am to 1pm at South Pond in Midhurst. Midhurst’s […]

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