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NEWS FEED: Landscape

An ethereal dawn wins South Downs photo competition 18/19

January 2nd, 2019

Early morning light casts shadows across an ethereal autumn mist, witnessed only by rolling hills and one small bird in Lorraine Heaysman’s winning image in the South Downs National Park photo competition 2018-19. Lorraine from Worthing in West Sussex, wins £250, for her picture ‘Autumn gold’ – taken from the hills above Upwaltham. “Lorraine’s photo […]

Happy New Year!

January 2nd, 2019

May your 2019 be as full of chalk hills and wildlife as this mini-documentary about the South Downs National Park.

Sheep lend a helping hoof for butterfly conservation at Mill Hill, Shoreham

November 19th, 2018

A flock of sheep are being employed to improve precious chalk grassland, vital for the survival of rare butterflies, in the South Downs National Park near Shoreham. The unusual looking sheep – called Jacobs – have two sets of horns and moved on to Mill Hill Local Nature Reserve, near Shoreham, on Friday 16 November. […]

Fire management is focus for heathland professionals

October 26th, 2018

Heathland professionals from across the South East will meet at the South Downs Centre in Midhurst on 7 November. The Heathland Forum brings together individuals and agencies involved with heathland management and conservation in and around the South Downs National Park. Land managers, landowners, conservationists, ecologists, countryside rangers, land management advisors and volunteers will come […]

Work begins on developing next priorities for South Downs National Park

October 19th, 2018

Conservation and heritage organisations, rural economy representatives, water companies, farming groups and volunteer networks are just some of the groups being challenged to help set out the priorities for the South Downs National Park for the next five years and the practical action they will take to help achieve them. The work is part of […]

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