Archive of: Conservation

  • Public land for public benefit

    Public land for public benefit

    The expiry of the lease for Waterhall and Hollingbury Golf Courses​ provides a golden opportunity to begin to restore our Brighton Downs - but we want Brighton & Hove City Council to slow down and talk to residents and stakeholders to create a long-term, sustainable plan that truly delivers on the City’s environmental responsibilities.

  • Trees and the climate emergency

    Trees and the climate emergency

    Dr Tony Whitbread tackles the issue raised from his previous blog, as we are in a climate emergency, the priority must be to get the trees in the ground as an emergency action

  • The trouble with trees

    The trouble with trees

    The creation of forests and woods can be a major contribution to restoring nature and can draw carbon out of the atmosphere, so helping fight climate change. However, done badly, tree planting and tree regeneration can cause major ecological damage.

  • Wilder Horsham District

    Wilder Horsham District

    Sussex Wildlife Trust are delighted that this evening a new five year partnership between Sussex Wildlife Trust and Horsham District Council was agreed by Councillors

  • Community competition for climate change resilience

    Community competition for climate change resilience

    Community groups in Sussex can apply for a £500 grant to help create climate change resilience in their local community thanks to David Saddington and other speakers at the January 2020 Landscape Innovation Conference, organised by Sussex Wildlife Trust and the University of Sussex.

  • Something to crow about

    Something to crow about

    The results of just a few dedicated volunteers grafting to create natural flood storage in their local woodland were more spectacular than we could have hoped for.

  • Creating Climate Capacity

    Creating Climate Capacity

    On January 23 2020, we will be holding a Landscape Innovation Conference in partnership with Sussex University. This Conference is a first step for us, in helping to support and inspire local people to find solutions to the climate crisis.

  • A beacon of hope

    A beacon of hope

    There is great potential for Brighton & Hove City Council to restore nature at Hollingbury and Waterhall Golf Courses, especially as BHCC have done something similar before at Beacon Hill

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