Has Your Mower Broken….thanks to WNOS!

Hello All In response to an excellent wildflower creation blog written by Steve Alton, Conservation Officer at Ashdown Forest, I thought a quick news item was in order. The blog and U tube clip of a busy Steve in Outcast Broadcast illustrates the preparation required to achieve the correct recipient conditions necessary for successful wildflower grassland creation.… Continue Reading

News Grants to Improve the High Weald

A new grants programme, Sussex Lund, is being launched by Peter Baldwin and Lisbet Rausing, as a collaboration between their charitable fund, Lund, and Sussex Community Foundation. It will support small-scale, practical projects that improve the ecology and landscape of the High Weald. Charities, community groups, schools, churches, councils, farmers, landowners and indeed anyone with… Continue Reading

Free Yellow Rattle Seed – 5-7 June @ South of England Show

Weald Meadows Partnership will be at the South of England Show and the first 50 guest each day will receive a free small pack of Weald Native Origin Yellow Rattle Seed. We are located in Block 10 in the Farming and Wildlife Area on Agrifactors Stand – kindly supported by loyal project partner of 18 years, Chris… Continue Reading

WMP – Success at Ardingly’s Spring Show

Spring Show Sun 4th & Mon 5th May 2013 The show season got off to a flying start with the Ardingly Spring Show where Weald Meadows Partnership (Chris Davis-Agrifactors, Keith Datcthler OBE – High Weald Landscape Trust (HWLT) and Dawn Brickwood – Weald Meadows Services)) featured the new Green Seed Web clip, large wildflower troughs and… Continue Reading

WMP Events & Key Achievements 2013

Events: RBG Kew, Flora Locale and WMP – Seed Collecting & Use for restoration and re-introduction 11th July 2013 The day course reviewed the science and practice of collecting, preservation and use of high quality seed samples.  Using semi-natural habitats at Wakehurst seed was harvested and quality-assessed by the 12 attending officers and individuals at… Continue Reading

Historic Weald and Downland Museum in Chichester enjoys unique Olympic Legacy that is set to support

Wildlife in West Sussex is set to become one of the unexpected ‘legacy’ beneficiaries of the Olympics, thanks to a joint initiative between the Hampshire-based organisation, Wildflower Turf Ltd and the Sussex- based Meadows Nectar Networks Initiative (MNNI).  On 31 October, Continue Reading

New Jewel in the Meadow Crown?

Featuring Coach Road East Sussex’s Coronation Meadow & Triangle Field – our meadow making story is well now underway and the precious seed has finally reached the receptor site. Triangle Field named simply to reflect its shape, was taken out of intensive dairy farming 17 years ago. It has taken many years for the field’s… Continue Reading

Coronation Meadows

A Weald Wildflower Meadow ‘Coach Road’ in Battle has become one of the first Coronation Meadows in the Country. Continue Reading

WMNN Events Summary 2012

In total 278 members of the public and landowners attended 10 open WMNN events. In addition, a number of closed or special events were organised and run by dedicated Trustee, Keith Datchler OBE; increased the total number of individuals reached during 2012 to 350. Beech Estates Meadow Walks – 3 x Ancient Landscape of Ashburnham… Continue Reading

Wildlife set to benefit from Olympics 2012 legacy

Following the successful Wildflower turf laying at Kingsmead Meadow, Calbex Hill, Battle: on the 11October 2012 – please see the Beautiful Battle report. Continue Reading