News

  • Heritage crime uncovered

    28 May 2024

    Heritage crime uncovered

    Heritage crime is on the rise. Local Heritage Crime Officer, Daryl Holter of Sussex Police, came to the Discovery Centre to tell us more.

     
  • In search of 1500 species

    28 May 2024

    In search of 1500 species

    Graeme Lyons and Dave Green set out to find, identify and record 1500 species, including 1000 invertebrates, in 24 hours in West Sussex. We find out how it went and how many species they found.

     
  • Chailey Commons site visit with Forestry England

    28 May 2024

    Chailey Commons site visit with Forestry England

    Lydia Baxter Wilder Ouse Project Officer recently took staff from Forestry England to see the leaky dams installed at Chailey Common Nature reserve last winter.

     
  • Insects in art

    24 May 2024

    Insects in art

    Louisa Crispin is a regular visitor to Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. However she’s not there to spot the birdlife, instead seeking out the insect population, ready to capture them in her intricate graphite pencil drawings.

     
  • Get nature on the agenda

    23 May 2024

    Get nature on the agenda

    With the General Election set for 4 July, we have just six short weeks to make sure nature and climate change are at the heart of the next Government’s agenda.

     
  • Meet the Kelp-supporting Blue-footed Boobies

    23 May 2024

    Meet the Kelp-supporting Blue-footed Boobies

    A team of six fine women are swimming a Channel Relay for the Sussex Kelp Recovery Project. Meet the Blue-footed Boobies

     
  • Glimmers of hope for recovery of Sussex sea forests

    22 May 2024

    Glimmers of hope for recovery of Sussex sea forests

    The Sussex Kelp Recovery Project, the UK’s largest marine rewilding project, celebrates three years of seabed protection in Sussex today on the International Day of Biological Diversity.and have published their annual report.

     
  • Lovely Ladybirds

    16 May 2024

    Lovely Ladybirds

    Take a closer look at one of the UK’s most popular beetles.

     
  • Marine Photography Competition Launched

    15 May 2024

    Marine Photography Competition Launched

    Sussex is blessed with a magnificent coastline and coastal waters, which contain a really special, fascinating range of marine wildlife. In order to celebrate this, the marine team at Sussex Wildlife Trust, in collaboration with Sussex Underwater, is delighted to announce a Marine Photography competition for 2024.

     

Around Sussex

  • Eastbourne Group - May events

    28 May 2024

    Eastbourne Group - May events

    Dolphins, invertebrates and a lovely walk. David Beer tells us what the Eastbourne Local Group got up to in May

     
  • Eastbourne group April event

    29 April 2024

    Eastbourne group April event

    David Beer of the Eastbourne Local Group tells us about their recent activities, including some interesting talks and great walks

     
  • Calling all River Guardians

    15 April 2024

    Calling all River Guardians

    Join us in surveying the water quality of our local rivers around the ARUN. This Citizen Science project is being run by the Arun & Rather Rivers Trust (ARRT). Read more how you can get involved now.