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Wildflowers not shredded litter wanted alongside the A27
Letter to Sussex MPs about housing delivery target
Letter published in The Times
CPRE releases results of annual star count
CPRE Sussex and the Sussex Wildlife Trust have written to all Sussex MPs to seek their support for a planning system that empowers local communities and protects and enhances the rich biodiversity of Sussex, through a review of the 'standard method'
@CPRE Chichester’s peninsulas enjoy the only remaining dark skies on the centralsouthcoast as this Milky Way photo by @CoastalJJuk from Selsey (home of Sky at Night’s Patrick Moore) attests. A hinterland squeezed between coast & @sdnpa now under huge light pollution threat @CPRESussex
Love the Sussex countryside? Get involved with CPRE Sussex.
If you love the Sussex countryside and want to stand up for your local green spaces, please visit https://www.cpresussex.org.uk/get-involved/ to find out more.
@SussexUni @SussexWildSoc @uniofbrighton @CPRE
From Monday 19th April, essential maintenance work is due to take place on the Birling Gap staircase, which will be closed temporarily.
Missing the coast? Be sure to browse our selection of blank greetings cards, where we have some beautiful artwork: https://www.cpresussex.org.uk/buy-our-cpre-sussex-greeting-cards/
Thank you for all your #eyespyspring entries! We so enjoyed looking at them and seeing how spring emerged in your area. To take a look at entries please go to https://www.cpresussex.org.uk/news/eye-spy-spring-2021-your-sightings-in-sussex/
We're recruiting for a Sussex Kelp Lead as part of our work championing the restoration of kelp in Sussex, working with the Help Our Kelp Partnership.
Join us on Wednesday, 14th April at 7pm for Prof Dave Goulson’s Gardening to Save the Planet.
To book your tickets please go to:
Natural England has published a new version of the Countryside Code in April 2021. A simple guide to enjoying our parks and waterways, coast and countryside
To read the full Countryside Code, click here: https://www.cpresussex.org.uk/discover-your-countryside/countryside-code/
@WSCCNews @SussexWildlife @CPRE @VSussex
Star Count 2021 - The results are in! 🌟
We found a drop in severe light pollution compared to 2020 - with lockdown likely to be a big part of the explanation.
Discover what we found here: https://www.cpre.org.uk/what-we-care-about/nature-and-landscapes/dark-skies/star-count-2021/
We have to #ReforestEngland to address the nature & climate crisis.
@ZacGoldsmith, we need a new long-term tree cover target in the England Tree Action Plan, not just short-term tree planting initiatives.
Back in February, we asked you to look to the night sky and count the stars you could see in Orion.
An incredible 7,845 of you took part - a new #StarCount record 👏👏
Thank you for counting the stars with us!
Discover the map and find your count 👉 https://www.cpre.org.uk/what-we-care-about/nature-and-landscapes/dark-skies/star-count-2021/
Wow what a timeline of amazing photos of Sussex and Brighton. So lucky to live with this on the doorstep @CPRESussex https://twitter.com/lloydlanephoto/status/1379018223434268672
Have you been watching our new #NatureNuggets vlog? High Weald Education officer Rachel created it to support parents/carers during lockdown - each 2min episode has ideas for fun activities & things to spot when you're out on a walk: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLz3O9wIfoaOXmcphbkuhTY3gA1Rt1tb96 @greenparentmag
Mind the gap!
Start your own mini ‘rewilding’ project and together let’s create garden networks that nurture and protect our insects and wildlife. Join us on Wednesday, 14th April at 7pm for Prof Dave Goulson’s Gardening to Save the Planet.
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Thanks to @CPRESussex and @KneppSafaris for an interesting talk on the #rewilding of #Knepp estate. Plenty of food for thought about how individuals can support biodiversity, but also some intriguing possibilities regarding the future of UK agriculture
🛫 The aviation industry is not only worsening the climate crisis, it's also been acting as a vessel for the spread of coronavirus.
❌ The government's delay in closing the borders was fatal.
👉 Green Party peer Jenny Jones spells out exactly why a public enquiry is needed.
Stage 2 of the Government Night Flight Consultation https://youtu.be/J3-5IM4jbDM via @YouTube Join #CAGNE as call for a night ban
Government sets out plans to cut taxes on flights within UK https://www.businessgreen.com/4028922/ via @businessgreen