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Wey Meadow gets go ahead

by Rod Kebble Natural England, the regulator for Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs), has given written permission for the Pierrepont monitoring group to go ahead with its plan to excavate one of the old water channels in Wey Meadow, which constitutes Unit 5 of the Thursley, Hankley and Frensham Commons SSSI and was once […]

A new home for otters

by Rod Kebble The Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) was once common throughout Britain but its numbers declined after the 1950s due to the loss of habitat, water pollution and the use of pesticides containing chlorinated hydrocarbons. The UK’s Biodiversity Action Plan calls, among many other things, for the restoration of the otter to all the […]