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Mapping Saltmarsh Carbon Stocks

Mapping Saltmarsh Carbon Stocks

The CBESS (A hierarchical approach to the examination of the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem service flows across coastal margins) project has produced a free tool for predicting and mapping carbon stock in salt marshes. The tool is for governmental and non-governmental organisations that have interests in salt... read more »

A27 Chichester Bypass Consultation

A27 Chichester Bypass Consultation

Highways England has begun the consultation on the A27 Improvement Scheme. Congestion and extensive queuing occur daily at most of the junctions along the bypass, especially during the seasonal peaks. The traffic volumes and congestion on the bypass also have an impact on air quality and noise in the... read more »

Green Guide

Green Guide

Chichester Harbour Conservancy have a few green words of advice to offer people visiting Chichester Harbour. We feel they are extremely useful wherever you are on the footpaths and byways of the Manhood Peninsula: Respect the landscape, wildlife and heritage of Chichester Harbour When visiting the harbour, please keep to... read more »

New Conservancy Appointment

New Conservancy Appointment

Chichester Harbour Conservancy is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Craven to the new post of Director and Harbour Master. This is part of a wider restructure of the organisation, which sees the amalgamation of the posts of Harbour Master and Director. Roger Price, Chairman of the Conservancy said,... read more »

Marine Socio Economics

Marine Socio Economics

To influence long-lasting sustainable change in how marine resources are managed, the New Economics Foundation (NEF) have produced a collection of resources as a reference pack for NGOs and those people who may be new to the economic concepts and language that underpin many socio-economic issues. It’s also for anyone with an interest in socio-economics, the... read more »

Planning Improvements for AONBs

Planning Improvements for AONBs

National Trust report suggests planning improvements for AONBs Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) like Chichester Harbour are some of the most special and most loved places in England, due to their distinctive character and natural beauty. However, many of these protected areas are coming under increased pressure from development so... read more »

Project FLOW

Project FLOW

The Manhood Wildlife & Heritage Group (MWHG) is delighted to announce that HLF has awarded it funding to support Project  FLOW - Fixing and Linking Our Wetlands. The project was designed by MWHG to enhance and improve the environment on the Manhood Peninsula and to help reduce flood risk. MWHG now has permission... read more »

Selsey Festival 2015

Selsey Festival 2015

Selsey Festival takes place this August and features a huge variety of events. Shows, talks, exhibitions, fetes, pop-up cinema, fairs and sport ending with the Bank Holiday weekend Selsey Carnival. This year there is a special East Beach Weekend on East Beach Green, Selsey from Fri 21 - Sun 23... read more »

Blue New Deal

Blue New Deal

The Blue New Deal sets a vision for revitalising coastal communities and protecting the natural resources they depend on. Their aim is to balance the economic and social needs of communities with those of our marine environment, ensuring their return to prosperity. The UK coast and seas are assets to... read more »

East Head Adaptive Management

East Head Adaptive Management

East Head is one of the fastest moving sand and shingle spits in the United Kingdom, and one of the last surviving pieces of natural coastline in West Sussex. The sand dunes of East Head are important features at the entrance to Chichester Harbour, which are used for recreation... read more »

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