• Management for Bumblebees at Rye Harbour

      Management for Bumblebees at Rye Harbour

      Over the last five years we have been managing some of our grassland for bumblebees, and every year between May and August we have also been counting the bees to monitor the effects.

    • Water Shrew

      Water Shrew

      Find out more about our only venomous mammal

    • A Bike* of Bees

      A Bike* of Bees

      At Rye Harbour, there are two quite similar species of ‘autumn colletes’ active at the moment, ivy bee (Colletes hederae) and sea-aster bee (Colletes halophilus), also known as saltmarsh bee

    • The Ocean Symposium

      The Ocean Symposium

      This September, Sussex Wildlife Trust is proud to be partnering with the United Nations Association to put on a day-long event all about our wonderful marine environment.

    • Top 5 ways to help hedgehogs this autumn

      Top 5 ways to help hedgehogs this autumn

      With the nights beginning to draw in hedgehogs are now preparing for hibernation. Here are five ways you can help your local hedgehogs this autumn.

    • European Hornets

      European Hornets

      There’s little doubt that the European hornet is a rather fearsome looking insect. But this ferocious exterior betrays a species that is in fact rarely aggressive.

    • Fleabane


      It may seem like summer is on its way out but there are still some late bloomers spreading colour in the countryside.

    • Willow Emerald Damselfly

      Willow Emerald Damselfly

      Commoner species of late summer dragonfly abound, but amongst the Darters and Hawkers may be the rare, slender metallic form of the Willow Emerald Damselfly.


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