Archive of: Conservation



    Breaking news – Pondtail Wood has just been sold and the public enquiry has been cancelled

  • The future of  public land

    The future of public land

    What could the future hold for local authority public land? Phil Belden looks at the very real threats and the great opportunities.

  • People's Park Under Threat

    People's Park Under Threat

    Local Authority Public Land & recent proposals to sell it off, from positive public body protection to secret sell-offs.

  • A Greener UK

    A Greener UK

    UK’s major environmental organisations unite to highlight “once in a generation opportunity” for the environment as UK exits the EU

  • Public downland sell-off threat

    Public downland sell-off threat

    Brighton and Eastbourne are in the news, after secret council plans to sell off parts of the public estate leaked out. Public pressure has led Brighton & Hove and Eastbourne councils to re-consider, but not YET to stop the sales. A further, bigger push is needed.

  • Rewilding in Sussex

    Rewilding in Sussex

    Watch Dr Tony Whitbread, Sussex Wildlife Trust’s CEO, talks about rewilding at the Knepp Estate in West Sussex, on BBC Breakfast.