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 to start the project and adverts for 2 part time posts - Project Manager and Wetlands Field Officer - have been circulated. Once staff have been appointed a new project group will be created. This is WHAG - the Wetlands Habitat Advisory Group.
Follow this link to find out more about the HLF funded project FLOW
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