Archive of: February, 2016

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • 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.