Archive of: February, 2016

  • Wildlife Courses and Walks in March 2016

    25 February 2016

    Wildlife Courses and Walks in March 2016

    Michael Blencowe looks forward to the Trust’s wildlife courses, walks and talks in March

     
  • I'm lichen it: Rare lichen discovered near Lewes.

    24 February 2016

    I'm lichen it: Rare lichen discovered near Lewes.

    Stephen and Zoe Watson were amazed by this lichen they found on a hawthorn bush at Landport Bottom near Lewes last week. The great photos they sent me looked like they were holiday snaps from Mars.

     
  • Boxing Clever

    23 February 2016

    Boxing Clever

    Many of us like to feed the birds in our gardens, but do we think about giving them somewhere to nest close by and raise a family?

     
  • Converting to conservation

    22 February 2016

    Converting to conservation

    Craig Ifield aged 19, joined Wild About Worthing’s Youth Rangers 6 months ago on the recommendation of his Environmental Sciences teacher. Find out how he got on.

     
  • Pond Heroes

    18 February 2016

    Pond Heroes

    Five Sussex Wildlife Trust Youth Rangers aged 16-25 are restoring an overgrown pond at Thomas A Becket Junior School in Glebeside Avenue, Worthing. Pupils aged 7-11 will use it for pond dipping activities and learn all about the amazing world of underwater wildlife living right on their doorstep.

     
  • The theme from Rocky

    11 February 2016

    The theme from Rocky

    A guest blog from Steven Tagg, who is running the 2016 Brighton Marathon in aid of the Sussex Wildlife Trust

     
  • Volunteers rock on

    11 February 2016

    Volunteers rock on

    Sussex Wildlife Trust volunteers have been working tirelessly over the past few weeks at Eridge Rocks nature reserve near Crowborough, a majestic sandstone rock outcrop set in mixed woodland.

     
  • Columbus crabs wash up in Sussex

    09 February 2016

    Columbus crabs wash up in Sussex

    Storm Imogen has helped these small crabs cross the Atlantic.

     
  • Stormy start for bird safaris

    09 February 2016

    Stormy start for bird safaris

    The first of this year’s bird safaris visted Pagham Harbour.

     
  • Wassailing

    08 February 2016

    Wassailing

    The wassailing rituals are a link with the past, a past when people were much more connected to the natural world around them than we are today.

     
  • The price of everything and the value of nothing

    03 February 2016

    The price of everything and the value of nothing

    The problem with our current economic system is that nature, while being absolutely essential, is not valued. If something is not valued then it is not considered highly in decision making.

     
  • Undersea Explorers at Brighton

    02 February 2016

    Undersea Explorers at Brighton

    Come along to Brighton Swimming Centre in Eastern Road for a snorkelling experience with a difference on Thursday 18 February. The pool will be filled with life-like marine plants and animals to swim between.