Archive of: September, 2013

  • Photography Competition Vote 2013

    Here are the final 12 images, selected from our largest ever number of competition entries, capturing the nature and landscapes of Sussex in the British weather. Congratulations to all the finalist and thank you to everyone who entered, the judges were very impressed by the overall quality of all the
  • Bike 2 Nature

    Author Katie Eberstein BHee Environmental Education Officer Brilliant sunshine, two classes of enthusiastic and energetic ten year olds, and a beach with rock pools just outside Brighton � recipe for a great school trip.�But this was a fieldtrip with a difference � this week the children were arriving on bikes. Pupils from Carlton
  • 19.09.13 Rattled

    As part of the DownTown Lewes project we have been asked to help improve a bank at Southover School for wild flowers. We've been surveying the bank over the summer and are now meeting with the school to discuss their options here. One this is for certain - we need
  • 19.09.13 Mystery Caterpillar

    Camilla sent in this photo and asked "I found this eating geranium leaves - what is it?" Vapourer / Camilla PennantIt's the caterpillar of the vapourer moth. This moth is a day-flying species. I've
  • 17.09.13 Shelter from the Storm: Update

    Tuesday 14.40Stop press! Mat's sheltering House Martins are back. (see previous post for details) House martins sheltering in Grange Road / Mat Davidson
  • 17.09.13 Shelter from the Storm

    Mat Davidson sent in this sighting and question:During the wind and rain over the weekend there must have been well over 50 house martins swarming around a popular nesting site near my house in Lewes. Do they migrate in groups and use the nests for a bit of shelter