Archive of: 2013

  • 29 December 2013

    Our Most Popular Facebook Photos of 2013

  • 19 December 2013

    Everyone's favourite festive psychopath - the robin

    Author Michael BlencoweLewes Community Wildlife OfficerAmericans have chosen to align themselves with a mighty eagle. India have elected the elegant peacock. But we've voted an antisocial, murderous ball of anger as our national bird. So what is it about the robin that us Brits find so endearing?

  • 17 December 2013

    Wow, It's that Time of Year Again

    Author Mike RussellHead of Adult Learning Which bird will make you go Wow, this year? kingfisher / Hugh ClarkIt's about 20 years ago that I started

  • 10 December 2013

    How to feed your garden birds

    Author Neil FletcherInterpretation OfficerWe get lots of people asking us about the best way to feed garden birds."What's the best bird food?", "How do I clean my feeders?","When should I feed the birds?" , "Should I put water out?"So we have produced a couple of video guides to help you

  • 06 December 2013

    Silver-studded blues rising from the ashes

  • 06 December 2013

    30.11.13 The Rakes Progress

    In the afternoon on Saturday a team gathered to help sow wildflower seed at some sites around Lewes where we have been working as part of our DownTown Lewes project.In the summer these sites were surveyed to ascertain what is already growing here and we decided what other native wildflowers

  • 06 December 2013

    30.11.13 Working in Southover Churchyard

    The churchyard at Southover Church has been managed by volunteers and is already a great place for wildlife. The churchyard offers patches of wildflowers which during our summer surveys were alive with butterflies, bees and other insects. Other areas of the church are kept short to ensure public access so

  • 05 December 2013

    Butcher's Broom: video blog

    Author Neil FletcherInterpretation OfficerNeil Fletcher visits Ebernoe Common nature reserve in search of butcher's broom.

  • 04 December 2013

    This is Your Morning Call

    robin / Neil FletcherMike RussellHead of Adult Learning Last week I wrote an article for Sussex Life (it will appear in their January edition), extolling the virtues of being woken in the morning by

  • 28 November 2013

    27.11.13 Stick it on the bill.

    This young spoonbill was photographed downstream at Newhaven tidemills this week by Jon Tooley and Richard Mongar. Spoonbills use their incredible spatulate bill to 'sieve' the water for food (fish and aquatic invertebrates). Spoonbill

  • 28 November 2013

    Castle Water reedbed: video blog

    Neil FletcherInterpretation OfficerNeil Fletcher experiences the sights and sounds of Castle Water reedbed at Rye Harbour nature reserve.

  • 27 November 2013

    False opposites in rewilding