Archive of: July, 2013

  • 23 July 2013

    12.07.13 DownTown Lewes: St Michael's Moth & Bat night

    As part of the DownTown Lewes project we arranged an evening at St Michael's churchyard in South Malling. The churchyard is being managed for wildlife and we are working with hard-working volunteer Chris Burt to help create the best habitats in the churchyard for a variety of species. To start

  • 23 July 2013

    10.07.13 Lewes Wildlife All-Nighter

  • 21 July 2013

    Wild Summer

    In an effort to help keep the children of Sussex as free-range as possible during the school holidays, the Sussex Wildlife Trust has come up with 30 free, wildlife-based activities to keep your family engaged all summer long. Called

  • 19 July 2013

    How can I save water in my garden?

    watering can / Friedemann-Wulff-WoestenAuthor Jess PriceConservation OfficerWith temperatures pushing 30 degrees and no end in sight to the current heatwave, gardeners are concerned about keeping their plants watered. Here is some advice to help

  • 18 July 2013

    The Big Butterfly Race

  • 16 July 2013

    Those Hazy, Lazy Days of Summer

  • 15 July 2013

    Helping thirsty wildlife

    thirsty hedgehogs / Mark DavisAuthor Jess PriceWith scorching temperatures finally heralding the arrival of summer, Sussex Wildlife Trust is asking people to please spare a thought for thirsty wildlife by putting out

  • 15 July 2013

    EU vote to subsidise overfishing

  • 09 July 2013

    How to help injured bats

  • 08 July 2013

    Roads to nowhere

  • 03 July 2013

    03.07.13 The Beast from 200 mm

    Jon Tooley recently sent in this photograph of a creature he saw swimming in a muddy ditch in woodland near Lewes. It had me stumped - my best guess was 'a lost prawn'. I passed the photo on to Jonathan Wood - a local expert on pond life - who

  • 02 July 2013

    02.07.13 On the verge

    From Eddy in Ringmer:There is a verge/flower meadow between the A26 (towards Uckfield) and the little road leading to the Cock Inn (Ringmer parish) that has a lot of good wildflowers including 120+ Pyramidal Orchids (though I saw no sign to say it was a wildlife verge & protected). It