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NEWS FEED: Wildlife

World Habitat Day

October 4th, 2016

It’s World Habitat Day on Monday 3 October. We’re celebrating the rare habitats we have here in the South Downs National Park. Chalk grassland Chalk grassland is one of the richest habitats in western Europe, containing a great diversity of species. You can find up to 50 species per square metre! This habitat has developed […]

South Downs autumn ‘staycation’

September 27th, 2016

As the evenings draw in and the temperature drops, don’t hibernate- book a South Downs ‘staycation’. Some of the best kept secrets of this landscape emerge at this time of year, from morning walks on misty heathland to bountiful local produce and Dark Night Skies for stargazing. Our National Park has something to offer everyone. […]

Improving the health of our rivers

September 23rd, 2016

World Rivers Day is celebrated on the last Sunday in September. What better time to celebrate the end of a major project to improve two South Downs rivers, the Arun and the Rother. The River Rother runs west to east through the South Downs National Park joining the river Arun near Pulborough, wich then runs […]

Lynchmere Heath Across the Ages Event

September 16th, 2016

On Sunday 25 September join us on Lynchmere Heath from 10:00 to 17:00 for a free family event hosted by the Lynchmere Society in partnership with South Downs National Park Authority. Discover how our ancestors used our heathlands and what you can do to help preserve them. Travel back in time with the ‘Heath across the […]

World Water Monitoring Day

September 13th, 2016

To celebrate World Water Monitoring Day, volunteer Ron Wilder shares his experience working on the Riverfly Monitoring Initiative. “I’ve been involved with the Riverfly Monitoring Initiative [RMI] for 3 years now; I was attracted to the project from both my South Downs Volunteer Ranger conservation work with water voles and my passion for fly-fishing. So […]

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