Archive of: March, 2013

  • 31 March 2013

    A Ploverly Place

    Kentish Plover / Martin CasemanAuthor Barry YatesWith all the recent improvements to habitats at our Rye Harbour Nature Reserve there has been a corresponding improvement in the

  • 28 March 2013

    A New Reputation

    Author Tom ForwardIt is easy to dismiss modern day youth as pasty, sofa-bound, energy drink fuelled, gaming addicted and sleep deprived, with little concern other than for evolving thumbs that are better adapted for faster BBM-ing and maintaining a better grip on their console controls or updating their Facebook status

  • 27 March 2013

  • 26 March 2013

    Sussex Shoresearch

  • 22 March 2013

    The Budget 2013: Value of nature still invisible to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

    401kcalculator_orgAuthor Tony WhitbreadWhile many in parliament, and in government departments, are trying to find ways of recognising and reflecting the value of nature in national accounting, the Chancellor still seems to view the environment as

  • 21 March 2013

    Once Bittern, Thrice Shy

    bittern at Woods Mill / Anisa Bryce Author Mike RussellOK, sorry about the naff headline, it shows my lack of imagination as well as my indignation that

  • 19 March 2013

    Economic benefits of the South Downs National Park

    South Down visitors / Barry Pickthall Horsham DCAuthor Tony WhitbreadLast week saw the publication of the South Downs Visitor Survey. This outlines the impact and benefits

  • 18 March 2013

    A host of golden daffodils

    "a host of golden daffodils" / Neil FletcherAuthor Jess PriceI wandered lonely as a cloudThat floats on high o'er vales and hills,When

  • 14 March 2013


    female hazel flower / Dean-MorleyAuthor Michael BlencoweWe've had a bit of spring sunshine and Sussex is beginning to bloom but there's been one plant that's been in

  • 13 March 2013

    The Sycophant

    Author Graeme Lyons sycophant beetle / Graeme LyonsI would literally trade in family members to see this beetle. Sadly, the sycophant Calosoma sycophanta is only ever a very

  • 08 March 2013

    International Skyway

    Sandwich tern and sand eel / Barry YatesAuthor Barry YatesBird migration does not just happen during the spring and autumn. All

  • 07 March 2013

    Growing pains

    Wildlife Rangers building a woven fenceAuthor Ronnie ReedIt had started to rain by the time the coach pulled into the car park at the Seven Sisters Country Park; fine rain that swept across the