Archive of: February, 2014

  • Natural Flood Defenders

    Flooded garden / Fran SouthgateAuthor Fran SouthgateWetlands OfficerWith thousands of properties flooded in England in the past month, and roads and infrastructure severely affected by storms and heavy rainfall, flooding is a word
  • Changing horizons

    Author James RobertsWork Experience Placement with Gatwick GreenspaceJames Roberts aged 22 from Crawley, was referred to us for a work experience placement via the Job Centre. He joined the weekly Youth Rangers group and our regular conservation work parties.
  • Rise and Shine

    Nature Tots / Anna-Marie KyriacouAuthor Ronnie ReedSeven Sisters Schools OfficerWith our first school visit last Friday we are finally coming out of hibernation down here at the Seven Sisters Country Park. Despite the
  • A Birder's Dilemma

    Author Mike RussellHead of Learning peregrine / Alan PriceWhat does one do when you see one rare and protected species catch and eat another now rare and declining species? This was the dilemma facing those
  • Unwelcome Guest

    brown rat / Ronnie ReedAuthor Ronnie ReedSchools OfficerI do try and keep my gardening wildlife friendly. Looking out of the window at a rain swept garden I have to admit it does look
  • 05.02.14 Spawn Again

    I've heard a few people across Sussex reporting frogs are returning to their ponds but here's the first sighting of frog spawn sent in by Susan Larkin via twitter. This is also the same small pond in Cliffe where we first had frog spawn recorded last year -it must
  • 03.02.14 Scything in the Sunset

    Volunteers Martin and Chris joined me today to finish off scything a small area of the churchyard at Southover Church. We're planning to plant some native plants in this area later in 2014. Scything

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