Chichester Natural History Society

The Chichester Natural History Society was originally founded in 1872 and aims to study and record all branches of natural history. It consists of a friendly group of people from all walks of life who share an interest in conserving the flora and fauna of West Sussex focusing mainly on Chichester and the surrounding district. It is also involved in the management of Brandy Hole Copse Local Nature Reserve - a nature reserve located within the boundaries of Chichester.

Members of the Society are drawn from all walks of life but share a common interest in the natural history of West Sussex. Some members are experts in aspects of natural history, while others are newcomers to the subject. New members are always welcome.

Guest lecture evenings are held on Wednesdays in winter, and field outings are arranged throughout the year to various locations in West Sussex, and occasionally further afield. 

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Region(s)South East
ActivitiesGuided walks / field trips, Species recording, Talks / lectures
InterestsAmphibians and reptiles, Birds, Fossils, Freshwater, Fungi and lichens, General interest, Geology, Invertebrates, Mammals, Marine, Plants
Get in touch chinatsweb@gmail.com01243 5270143 St Richards LodgeSpitalfields LaneChichesterPO19 6SJ


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