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NEWS FEED: Landscape

Watch our mini-documentary about Heathland in the South Downs National Park

April 3rd, 2018

Lowland heath, one of the rarest habitats on Earth, was created more than 6,000 years ago when Neolithic man began to clear the forests. The acidic sandy soil couldn’t be used for growing crops so was put aside for grazing and what emerged was a landscape of dry heath and wet bogs and within its […]

Artist Appointed for South Downs Heathland Trail

February 6th, 2018

Are you a fan of your local heath? We know many people love their heaths – using them for exercise, to walk their dogs, for play and for relaxation. Through the Heathlands Reunited project we hope to inspire you to get to know your own heath even better, visit and explore other heaths, and most […]

Who won the people’s choice?

February 6th, 2018

Thank you to everyone who voted for their favourite picture from the South Downs Photo Competition 17-18! We are very pleased to announce that the winner is Tom Hard for his photo ‘Sussex Farming’. On a misty, golden morning a small flock of sheep are caught on a hillside, looking down across a wooded patchwork […]

We’re going on a slug hunt…

February 6th, 2018

Perhaps not a hunt exactly, perhaps more of a slug audit. But what does counting slugs have to do with a project to improve water quality in the Brighton & Hove area? Charlotte Eley is a Geography undergraduate in her final year at the University of Sussex but since last October she’s been going out […]

We can’t afford to be bored of Brexit

January 8th, 2018

Love it or hate it there is no doubt that Brexit will continue to dominate the news in 2018. And whilst it’s completely acceptable for you to use the hills, moors and mountains to escape from the headlines, it’s important to remember that the future of England’s national parks depends on the outcome. Most of […]

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