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NEWS FEED: Research

Dog Walking Survey

September 25th, 2018

We are seeking information on dog walking behaviour on our heathlands in the South Downs National Park. Heathlands Reunited has commissioned independent research consultancy, Collingwood Environmental Planning, to undertake a survey on this topic. The Heathlands Reunited Project is promoting a campaign, Take the Lead to encourage responsible dog walking on heathlands and other habitats.  This survey […]

Research on crops to protect South Downs water

August 6th, 2018

Research funded through the Brighton ChaMP partnership shows that farmers who plant different crops can help reduce nitrogen pollution in South Downs National Park water. The South Downs’ rivers and aquifers are an integral part of the South Downs landscapes, relied on by 1.2 million people as well as the wildlife that lives here. But […]

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 […]

ICM Direct and the Citizens Panel

August 1st, 2017

The South Downs National Park Authority has appointed ICM Direct, a leading research agency, to recruit members of the public living in and near the South Downs National Park to our first Citizens Panel. We are hoping to recruit 2,000 people to the Citizens Panel to help us carry out research that will help us […]