Archive of: September, 2015

  • Late summer visitor sets pulses racing

    30 September 2015

    Late summer visitor sets pulses racing

    Woods Mill is always a great place to look for wildlife, but every now and again something special turns up that sets the heart of any naturalist racing, which is what has happened this week.

     
  • Check your local ivy for ivy bees.

    30 September 2015

    Check your local ivy for ivy bees.

    Ivy bees are being reported across Lewes.

     
  • Plastic Bags

    30 September 2015

    Plastic Bags

    On Monday 5th October 2015 the UK government introduces a long awaited plastic bag charge. To curb the use of plastic bags, shops will charge at least five pence for each bag you use, with any profits going to charity.

     
  • Eclipse and The Pips

    29 September 2015

    Eclipse and The Pips

    Bat experts survey our Rye Harbour reserve for one of the UK’s rarest species.

     
  • Photo Competition - My Wild Sussex

    28 September 2015

    Photo Competition - My Wild Sussex

    Sussex Wildlife Trust is looking for beautiful and awe-inspiring wildlife and landscape photographs to grace the pages of their 2016 online calendar. The subject matter is ‘My Wild Sussex’.

     
  • Wildlife Hit Squad needs you

    28 September 2015

    Wildlife Hit Squad needs you

    Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Saturday Conservation Hit Squad needs volunteers (aged 16+) to help keep their nature reserves in tip top shape. It’s good fun, good exercise and good for the wildlife of Sussex.

     
  • The Sound Of Silence

    18 September 2015

    The Sound Of Silence

    Michael Blencowe listens out for the great green bush cricket.

     
  • Searching for the Orthopteran Orchestra

    17 September 2015

    Searching for the Orthopteran Orchestra

    In which we head off onto the Lewes Downs in search of the great green bush cricket.

     
  • September

    16 September 2015

    September

    Autumn is nudging its way into our lives. It is September and already there is a chill in the air

     
  • Field Gentians and Autumn Lady's Tresses on the Downs

    12 September 2015

    Field Gentians and Autumn Lady's Tresses on the Downs

    Field Gentians and Autumn Lady’s-tresses on the Downs

     
  • West Sussex Minerals Local Plan

    10 September 2015

    West Sussex Minerals Local Plan

    An update on plans for mineral extraction in West Sussex. This is an important subject, from an environmental perspective, as plans could have a major impact on local countryside.

     
  • Jersey Tiger Moth in Eastbourne

    08 September 2015

    Jersey Tiger Moth in Eastbourne

    Jersey Tiger Moth found in Eastbourne