News Updates

  • Collecting Redundant Tree Guards
    We applaud our District Officer, James Brown, who was out collecting redundant tree guards around the King Edward VII Estate in Easebourne last month. In ten hours, he collected over […]
  • The Lupin Field
    Against the distant background of the South Downs, a small church stands alone among fields and woodland. It is a modest building from the late 11th or early 12th century […]
  • Tree Guard Cleanup Day
    On Saturday 21 May 2022, our Trustee Chris Steibelt was out in Singleton Forest with volunteers and Forestry England representatives for our first tree guard cleanup day, collecting redundant tree […]
  • Clever Local Herds
    Out on a walk with my dog Ruby recently around the Mardens, at the west end of the South Downs, we stumbled across a shoot. Whilst their target was pheasant, […]
  • Easebourne/Langham Circular Walk
    This Easebourne/Langham circular walk is an easy walk starting either in Easebourne or at Langham Brewery and takes you through open fields with views of the South Downs and patches […]
  • We Need Volunteers
    Our campaign to create more awareness on plastic tree guards takes a hands-on approach in March 2022.  In partnership with Forestry England we are organising a clean-up of old tree […]
  • Ban Plastic Tree Guards 
    National Park campaigners call for a ban on plastic tree guards as Government considers banning other types of single-use plastic  Campaign for National Parks, Friends of the Dales, Friends of the South Downs […]
  • The Environment Act
    The Environment Act is the current version of the Environment Bill. This Bill should make provision about targets, plans and policies for improving the natural environment; for statements and reports […]
  • New Heritage Website
    Within weeks of our ‘South Downs Schools Living History Project’ starting in January 2020, we were hit by Covid and the first lockdown. Given that the focus of this project […]