Course helps to highlight Shoreham’s rare habitat

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A COURSE running on Shoreham Beach on Saturday will be helping to raise awareness of this rare and important coastal habitat.

The course, run by the Sussex Wildlife Trust, includes a guided walk around the Shoreham Beach Local Nature Reserve, which is a valued vegetated shingle habitat.

Course tutor and local naturalist Stephen Savage said: “Shoreham Beach is a spectacular example of this habitat. Over 90 plant species have been recorded on the beach, which in turn support a wealth of wildlife.”

The session starts at the Ropetackle Arts Centre at 10am with an illustrated talk, followed by the guided walk, finishing at 4pm.

For further details, fees or to book a place, contact the trust on 01273 497561, or www.sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk