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Adrian Thomas - 'Once more unto the breach'

Thursday, 8 January 2015

The Group was treated to an excellent presentation by Adrian Thomas, a Project Leader with the RSPB, concerning the new Medmerry RSPB Reserve at Bracklesham Bay. Adrian was responsible for liaising with the Environment Agency and local residents to develop a scheme designed to prevent coastal flooding near Pagham. A large village was in great danger from storm fluxes of sea water, and the residents needed convincing that coastal re-alignment rather than the construction of huge concrete walls was a more long term option to their safety. More...

January 2015 Newsletter

Thursday, 1 January 2015

It is traditional at this time of year to reflect on the past year and look forward to the next. We had a good variety of indoor and outdoor meetings, most of which are recorded on our website, and as well as the holiday in Lesbos, which was reported in the last Newsletter, there were minibus trips to Rutland Water in July, and to Titchfield Haven in October, both of which appear in this issue.Download the PDF file for the full colour Newsletter. More...

Robert Canis - Bob's best of the year.

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Robert Canis gave a superb presentation of nature and landscape photographs taken over the last twelve months in the UK, especially around his favourite Elmley reserve on Sheppey, and in Scandinavia and Poland, amongst other places. More...

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Pagham Harbour, report by Nick Barlow

Sunday, 18 January 2015

A light rain had petered out and the sky was clearing by the time I arrived at the Information Centre (coffee, snacks, toilets, and information): birds at the feeders included Long-tailed Tits. Then to the path and hide overlooking the Sidlesham Ferry Pool and the Ferry Field: a highlight was a flock of c100 Black-tailed Godwits; and there were numbers of Brent Geese as well as various duck. More...

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