The Countryside of Suffolk
Discover the countryside of Suffolk on your doorstep or on holiday
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More than 50 countryside properties for a break in nature from studios to luxury country houses and quirky shepherds huts. Includes self catering accommodation in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and more...
- Fen raft spiders are making great progress 19th October 2020Our Broads Warden, Ellen, explains how these rare spiders are faring in Suffolk.
- Suffolk Ponds Group: working together to reverse the decline of farmland ponds 5th October 2020Sam Hanks, our Farmland Wildlife Advisor, explains how Suffolk’s farmland ponds are lifelines for wildlife in a productive landscape, creating links and stepping stones for a wide range of species and supporting some of Suffolk’s rarest plants and animals.
- In favour of ivy - why it's brilliant for wildlife 30th September 2020‘I am ivy, a real high-flyer. Via bark and stone I scale tree and spire’ begins Robert MacFarlane’s poem from his book ‘The Lost Words’. What a brilliant introduction to ivy. Wild Learning Officer Cathy Smith explores Hedera helix...
- Sizewell C update: our Relevant Representation 29th September 2020Suffolk Wildlife Trust's Head of Conservation, Ben McFarland, has submitted our 'Relevant Representation' to the Planning Inspectorate following the publication of EDF's Development Consent Order documents for Sizewell C.
- The Wildlife Trusts launch £30 million appeal to kickstart nature’s recovery across 30% of land and sea by 2030 28th September 2020Today The Wildlife Trusts launch 30 by 30, a public appeal to raise £30 million to start putting nature into recovery across at least 30% of land and sea by 2030.
- Volunteers wanted to help with slug survey - RHS and Newcastle University 11th February 2020The last major study of slug diversity and activity in gardens was carried out in the 1940s by entomologists Barnes and Weil. Things have changed since then, both in the way we manage our gardens but also in the slugs present in the UK. Many more species of slug are known to be present and established […]
- Plantlife Road Verges Campaign 11th February 2020Kate Petty's blog on the progress of Plantlife's road verges campaign. "2019 was a great year for the Road Verge Campaign. We had a fantastic response to the launch of our new management guidelines and have had positive conversations with many more councils including Hampshire, Surrey and Wrexham to name a few. And we were […]
- Less than half of local sites in positive conservation management 3rd February 2020From CIEEM news: Defra has published the annual report on the proportion of local sites in positive conservation management which show that just 47% reach the criteria. This is a slight decline in proportion from the previous two years.Read more > Tags: News
- England’s environmental bodies set joint vision to tackle climate change 3rd February 2020From CIEEM news: The Chairs of the Environment Agency, Natural England and Forestry Commission have pledged to work together to deliver nature-based solutions to climate change, helping the government meet its ambition to reach net zero by 2050. Read more > Tags: News
- Natural capital tool launched by Defra 3rd February 2020A new online resource has been launched by Defra to help policy makers, businesses, landowners and public sector organisations make better planning decisions in order to protect and to boost natural capital. Read more > Tags: News