Archive of: October, 2013

  • 31 October 2013

    30.10.13 The Return of the Blue Underwing

    I received an exciting message via Twitter from Emma Allen a few weeks ago. Attached to the message was a picture of a moth that had been found in Mill Road - a moth with a blue flash on its underwing.Around Lewes you'll find moths with yellow underwings, orange underwings

     
  • 31 October 2013

    29.10.13 Emperors & Harlequins

    From Jax Sayers via TwitterSurprised to see an emperor dragonfly out at Lewes railway lands and a selection of harlequin ladybirds...

     
  • 31 October 2013

    Fox on Top

     
  • 29 October 2013

    The ultimate playground

    Go outside / Richard CobdenPete CrawfordHead of People and WildlifeThe Sussex Wildlife Trust have just hosted the Project Wild Thing film in Brighton, one of 60 screenings across the country this weekend. It

     
  • 24 October 2013

    Earthstar Trek

    Author Graeme LyonsEcologistI've been out to Ladys Winkins, near Goodwood, again today with my good friend Howard Matcham and his sidekick, Barney the dog. I saw lots of cool species and added at least four new fungi and one very

     
  • 19 October 2013

    19.10.13 Work Party at St Johns Sub Castro

    Today was the first of our DownTown Lewes work parties in St John's Sub Castro churchyard. We're working to improve a corner of the churchyard for wildflowers and wildlife and today I was joined by a team of volunteers who evidently had not checked the weather forecast. Despite the mostly

     
  • 18 October 2013

    The Wildlife Trusts App

    Nature FinderAuthor Richard CobdenDigital Media OfficerAn iphone app for The Wildlife Trusts is now available. Called 'Nature Finder' the app is free and is available from the App Store here or just search

     
  • 17 October 2013

    What has nature ever done for us?

    What has nature ever done for us?Author Tony WhitbreadChief ExecutiveThis is the title of a book by Tony Juniper which sets out to show just how vital nature is to us

     
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  • 16 October 2013

    New face at Gatwick Greenspace

    Author Kevin LerwillGatwick Greenspace Community Project OfficerHere at Gatwick Greenspace Partnership, we are pleased to announce that our new Assistant People and Wildlife Officer, Tom Simpson, has now joined us at Tilgate Park, Crawley. Tom

     
  • 15 October 2013

    New Sussex Geodiversity website

    Sussex Geological SitesAuthor Henri BrocklebankHead of Biodiversity Record Centre and Living Landscapes The Sussex Geodiversity Partnership launched their new website today, www.geodiversitysussex.org.uk. The Partnership comprises a small group of geologists and geomorphologists

     
  • 11 October 2013

    09.10.13 Nick's report from Knowlands

    Nick Lear emailed in - with some end-of-summer sightingsYesterday a couple of Small Whites, a Speckled Wood and two Small Coppers at Knowlands Farm. Common Darters also at the Secret Campsite. Today again two Small Whites and a Small Copper. I fear today may be the last of the late