Archive of: May, 2014

  • 29 May 2014

    The Essence of May

    Author Ronnie ReedSchools Officer May has been an amazing month. For the last few weeks, wind and rain and sunshine have worked their wizardry and transformed the countryside into a flowing cloak of green and white. Driving down the Cuckmere Valley to

  • 25 May 2014

    Burnt Orchids

    Author Graeme LyonsSenior Ecologist burnt orchid / Graeme LyonsFor the last five years I have looked for the mythical burnt orchids that Reserve Officer Steve Tillman found around ten years ago at Southerham

  • 23 May 2014

    Swift by nature

    Author Ian HepburnHead of Conservation swift / Stefan Johansson Swifts are amazing. I feel my heart and soul lift when the first of these masters of the skies appear in late spring. The sight

  • 22 May 2014

    20.05.14 Tussocks, Hairstreaks and Radio 4

    Nick Lear reports from Barcombe"I thought you might like to see this - a female Pale Tussock moth Pale Tussock and eggs / Nick LearOn Sunday

  • 22 May 2014

    16.05.14 Bike to Nature with South Malling School

  • 22 May 2014

    15.05.14 Wall to Wall

    A photo of two mating wall butterflies taken at Landport Bottom by Zoe Lowe Watson. Walls / Zoe Lowe Watson

  • 22 May 2014

    When is a spotted redshank not red?

  • 21 May 2014

    Vote for Nature

    Author Tony WhitbreadChief ExecutiveWildlife and natural processes do not recognise administrative boundaries and today European environmental legislation has become the core framework in most areas of environmental policy in the UK.The 73 Members of the European Parliament that we elect tomorrow will

  • 17 May 2014

    Snail Away

  • 15 May 2014

    Be Nice to Nettles

    peacock butterfly caterpillar / Filma DyerAuthor Sue CurnockNature Tots OfficerNational Be Nice to Nettles Weekis here and the Sussex Wildlife Trust is celebrating the butterflies of the nettle patch.

  • 13 May 2014


  • 12 May 2014

    09.05.14 Butterflies of Lewes

    ...and in the afternoon we met at St Michael's in South Malling for an event led by Crispin Holloway focussing on the butterflies that can be found around the town.After an illustrated talk on the 38 butterflies that can be found each year in the district Crispin took us out