Archive of: February, 2015

  • 27 February 2015

    Seize the day

    Author Amanda SolomonCommunications Manager Woods Mill / Neil FletcherMixed emotions when a member of staff leaves to move on to bigger and better things. Sadness in missing the skills and support of a respected

  • 25 February 2015

    Author Jess PriceConservation OfficerThe Wildlife Trusts and the RSPB are spearheading a coalition calling for a Nature and Wellbeing Act for England, which will put nature at the heart of how our country is run so everyone can enjoy the benefits it provides in our everyday lives. Please

  • 24 February 2015

    Easebourne School Orchard

    Author Petra BillingsWest Weald Landscape Project OfficerEveryone loves orchards! They have so many associations. Fruit trees provide a rich and valuable food source for wildlife, from the nectar of apple blossom to the fallen apples which support winter birds like fieldfares and

  • 23 February 2015

    23.02.15 Falcon & feathers

    From Chris in South Malling:"Yesterday I saw a group of hardy observers down by Cuilfail Tunnel, armed with massive spotting scopes, trying to get a glimpse of Lewes' famous Peregrine Falcons on the cliff opposite. Earlier I had been walking home in Malling when I heard a call, looked up

  • 23 February 2015

    Fantastic Mrs ferox

  • 19 February 2015

    Oliver Rackham

  • 18 February 2015

    17.02.15 Frogs and tortoiseshells get active

    Stephen Watson emailed with some spring sightings"We found this Small Tortoiseshell in the garden yesterday - a bit early to emerge from hibernation! It was on some shady decking som we moved it to a safer place on a pot under a box plant and gave it some primrose flowers

  • 13 February 2015

    What Nature Does for Britain

  • 09 February 2015

    My Patch

    kestrel / Jon HawkinsAuthor Ronnie ReedPeople and Wildlife Officer Seven Sisters Country ParkAs the owner of a bouncy border collie who requires oodles of exercise I get lots of walks and, because time is

  • 09 February 2015

    08.02.15 An early admiral

    The warm weather today coaxed a red admiral out of hibernation in woodlands north of Lewes. Red admiral / Colin Gibbs

  • 09 February 2015

    05.02.15 "Strange and wondrous birds in the garden"

    Emma emailed in to say:"I have just seen a small flock of Long-tailed Tits in the garden and earlier a Blackcap. We have never been honoured with such visitors. Is it the cold weather bringing them in?"The recent cold snap has certainly driven more birds into our gardens from the

  • 06 February 2015

    A Day in Wild Worthing

    Author Tom SimpsonPeople and Wildlife Officer Worthing shoreline / Tom SimpsonDuring my first week as People and Wildlife Officer for the Wild about Worthing Project, I have spent a bit of time getting to