Archive of: October, 2012

  • The World at Our Feet

    Author Kevin Lerwilloak mazegill undersde / Kevin LerwillOur first Fungi Foray at Tilgate Park last week was a definite success and 17 people gathered on a bright sunny Sunday morning to see
  • Disease threat to our ash trees

    Author Tony Whitbreadash leaf and keysThere is a new threat to tree health which has appeared in Great Britain, the highly destructive Chalara dieback of ash trees, caused by the Chalara fraxinea fungus. Forestry Commission has
  • REWARD: fifty squid

    Author Sarah Ward and Erin Pettifercuttlefish / Paul NaylorFor those of us that enjoy a walk along the beach, the washed up remains of cuttlefish are a common sight. Unless you take them home to feed
  • Nature Street

    Author Laura BrookWelcome to Nature StreetWorking together as a team has taken on a new meaning at Sussex Wildlife Trust with the launch of Nature Street.We are encouraging next-door neighbours throughout the county to not just
  • Drop Dead Gorgeous Birds

    Author Jess Pricefinches at the feeder / Neil FletcherIn late summer and autumn I often get phone calls from people concerned because they have been finding dead
  • The Great Storm of 1987

    Author Tony WhitbreadThe 16th October this year marks the 25th anniversary of the Great Storm of 1987. Maybe this is a good opportunity to look back and see how the storm, and our response to it, changed our perceptions about nature.At the time I was lucky enough to be working
  • Swallow Swan Song

    Author Mike RussellSometimes you really do need just to stand and stare. I've been doing that a bit recently, mainly on my lovely walk home from Woods Mill in the evening, through the nature reserve and onto the adjoining farm, absolute bliss.swallows / Neil Fletcher