Archive of: Living Landscapes
25 April 2022
“Ponds to me are magical… I’m fascinated with the mysterious hidden world beneath the surface and their importance in creating resilient landscapes for people and wildlife.” says Sam Buckland of the Sussex Flow Initiative
06 August 2020
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.
01 August 2020
Sussex Wildlife Trust is delighted that the Sussex Flow Initiative (SFI) has been given a Countryside Award this year in the category of Promoting Nature and the Countryside.
28 February 2020
We have seen widespread calls for increased tree planting, primarily in tackling climate change, Sam Buckland from Sussex Flow Initiative looks at the issues.
16 February 2020
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?
12 February 2020
Dr Chris Sandom was really excited to be invited by Fran Southgate from the Sussex Wildlife Trust to help organise and host the Landscape Innovation Conference. Now the conference is complete Chris wanted to share a few thoughts.
04 February 2020
A livestock farmer from East Sussex blogs about how regenerative farming can improve soil health
03 February 2020
After an absence of over 400 years, the beaver is coming back to Sussex.
25 January 2020
Fran Southgate shares her thoughts on the Landscape Innovation Conference
23 January 2020
When is it right to plant trees? And how do we do it right?
13 January 2020
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
07 January 2020
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.