Communicating the South Downs

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NEWS FEED: Wildlife

You ask: Phillippa Morrison-Price

January 3rd, 2017

What does a South Downs Lead Ranger actually do? My role is quite new, it has only existed for six months. I am one of four Lead Rangers who each manage an area of the National Park: eastern downs, central downs, western downs and Wealden heath. I manage a team of three rangers and two […]

Autumn Blues

November 17th, 2016

The autumn colours have been quite remarkable this year however, on Tuesday this week, the South Downs Volunteers Rangers from the Seven Sisters group discovered an additional colour to add to the autumnal palette. While clearing an area of scrub from Cloth Farm, Jevington, one of the group’s volunteers was intrigued to find a flash […]

New guide for Serpent Trail

October 24th, 2016

Looking for a different walking challenge? The Serpent Trail is a 64-mile path which winds its way through the rare heathlands of the South Downs National Park. The new 36-page guide to the trail includes maps, historical tales and wildlife to look out for along the way. The walk will take you through beautiful and […]

Gardening with bats in mind

October 24th, 2016

Did you know that the way you garden can help provide food for bats and see them safely through the winter months? Autumn is mating season for bats so they’re still active and flying during October and into November, feeding themselves up on night-flying insects to get ready for hibernation. Anything that you can do […]

South Downs project wins prestigious national award

October 12th, 2016

The Arun and Rother Connections project in the South Downs National Park has won the Campaign for National Parks 2016 ‘Park Protector Award’. Caroline Quentin, Campaign for National Parks’ president judged the award and said: “How fantastic to see a project that is not only making a huge difference to the South Downs right now, […]

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