Archive of: Fran Southgate

  • Ground breaking decision for British beavers

    Ground breaking decision for British beavers

    After years of uncertainty, the Government has announced their ground breaking decision to allow England’s first wild breeding population of beavers to stay in their Devon home.

  • Our community projects - their value to wider society and the planet

    Our community projects - their value to wider society and the planet

    Every year, Sussex Wildlife Trust runs a huge range of different community and environment based projects. Some are long running, and others are one offs. Each one brings its own unique blend of benefits to people and nature, usually at a very low cost to society.

  • Beltane / May Day

    Beltane / May Day

    Today is the official festival of spring, when we celebrate how abundant and exuberant our natural world is.

  • Seagulls and the sound of silence?

    Seagulls and the sound of silence?

    According to the World Health Organisation, noise pollution affects over 100 million people in Europe – so the effects of noise pollution on wildlife must be monumental. Why then when it gets quiet in urban areas, have seagulls decided to go elsewhere rather than enjoying the silence?

  • Small Wonders

    Small Wonders

    Just those few extra minutes to stop, and spend time looking around at what is thriving can help you to see some fantastic wildlife wonders.

  • The subtle makings of a wild place

    The subtle makings of a wild place

    The natural world is a subtle place, pulsing with intricacies and symbioses - often ignored or misunderstood by us. What does it mean to be natural or wild?

  • Beaver back in Sussex

    Beaver back in Sussex

    After an absence of over 400 years, the beaver is coming back to Sussex.

  • Buzzing with ideas

    Buzzing with ideas

    Fran Southgate shares her thoughts on the Landscape Innovation Conference

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