Archive of: November, 2014

  • 07 November 2014

    Barn Owls are Back!

    Author Mike RussellSenior Conservation Advisor barn owl chick being ringed / Barry YatesHere you go some good wildlife news for a change. Barn owls have had their best breeding year since

  • 06 November 2014

    Build a bottle bird feeder

    Author Richard CobdenDigital Media OfficerAs you know, here at the Sussex Wildlife Trust we are always keen to recycle and help wildlife in our gardens, so I was excited to see this brilliantly simple idea for upcycling empty plastic bottles as bird feeders.

  • 05 November 2014

    05.11.14 Black and Red on Bonfire Night

    In preparation for tonight's celebrations there's some black and red wildlife flying around Lewes. Red admirals are still present and making the most of the sunshine. This one was photographed yesterday by Keith Pettit.

  • 05 November 2014

    Bovine TB is bad news for nature conservation

    Author Tony WhitbreadChief ExecutiveGrazing is fundamentally important to wildlife in Sussex. Before humans came along wild grazing animals would have created the equivalent of our grasslands and heathlands, but these days we rely on domestic livestock.Viable grazing is therefore central to

  • 04 November 2014

    Save our Waters - Have your say and help keep our water healthy

    Rye Harbour nature reserve / Barry YatesAuthor Fran SouthgateWetland OfficerRivers, lakes, wetlands and beaches form a hugely important and complex water system. Our wellbeing depends on this system, and so too

  • 01 November 2014

    Mineral extraction in West Sussex and the National Park

    Author Tony WhitbreadChief ExecutiveWest Sussex County Council (WSCC)