• In my garden

      In my garden

      The first thing Katie Parker likes to do in the garden at this time of year is to take a walk around and look to see what is growing, and what survived the winter.

    • Wonderful Waders

      Wonderful Waders

      Wading birds come in all sort of size and shape.

    • Living room conservation: getting Horsham on the map

      Living room conservation: getting Horsham on the map

      Please act now. The Horsham Local Plan consultation closes soon and this is a vitally important opportunity to help the natural environment from the comfort of your living room – especially if you live in Horsham District.

    • Rye Harbour Quilt 2020

      Rye Harbour Quilt 2020

      A huge thank-you to everyone that supported the Rye Harbour Quilt project. It has raised nearly £5,000 for the Discovery Centre.

    • Froggy Friday

      Froggy Friday

      It’s frogspawn season - one of the most exciting events in nature’s calendar. We look forward to it every year, eagerly awaiting the return of the frogs to water. Will they make it safely back to the garden pond after their winter sleep, and when will they arrive? Will they spawn this year? When will it appear, and how much will there be?

    • Behind the Lens with Sara Humphrey

      Behind the Lens with Sara Humphrey

      We talk to ‘Sussex’ Sara Humphrey about her love of wildlife, her photography and visiting nature reserves by public transport

    • Our response to Coronavirus

      Our response to Coronavirus

      We have been assessing the Covid-19 situation daily and are constantly reviewing all of our planned events, taking sensible steps to protect the health and safety of staff, volunteers and members of the public.

    • Avocets return

      Avocets return

      In the last few weeks some familiar friends have returned to Rye Harbour in good numbers for the nesting season.​

    • Help kit out our new education zone

      Help kit out our new education zone

      Sussex Wildlife Trust has launched a new crowdfunding campaign, to help us kit out the environmental educational facility within the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre.

      This facility will allow the learning and engagement team to host school excursions and adult education, and this means visitors of all ages can learn more about the rare and special wildlife at the reserve.


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