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Pagham Harbour and Medmerry

Pagham Harbour and Medmerry
Medmerry: copyright Gavin Holder

From 1 April 2013, the RSPB will manage Pagham Harbour and Medmerry under five-year Management Plans. They are publicly consulting on the draft plans between 13 October and 9 November 2012.

The full draft plans are very long, so two consultation documents have been created which summarise the key objectives for you. Documents have also been created for you to use to provide your feedback. However a copy of the full report can be obtained on request to the RSPB by email.

For more information follow this link to the RSPB website.

Environment

Environment

The Manhood Peninsula Partnership was formed in recognition of the challenges the peninsula faces as a result of climate change and the increasing demands on its environment. By recognising the different issues the area faces, its assets and possibilities, and by valuing its distinct and almost unique character on the south coast, the MPP hopes to create opportunities and... Read More»

Nature and Conservation

Nature and Conservation

The peninsula contains several internationally important nature conservation areas (see wildlife page). Extensive consultation took place to examine how the environmental character of the Manhood could be enhanced by the Medmerry managed realignment scheme and how it could benefit the local population, through sensitive management of habitat and tourism. The scheme has been sucessfully completed and is now managed... Read More»

Wildlife

Wildlife

The Manhood Peninsula is an incredible area with a wealth of wildlife, featuring plant and animal habitats of global rarity. The peninsula has areas that are surrounded by ‘Sites of Special Scientific Interest’ (SSSI) at Bracklesham Bay, Chichester Harbour and Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve. Many of these sites are internationally important for nature conservation, harbouring a diverse range... Read More»