Archive of: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 23.02.15 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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