Archive of: November, 2016

  • Public downland sell-off threat

    29 November 2016

    Public downland sell-off threat

    Brighton and Eastbourne are in the news, after secret council plans to sell off parts of the public estate leaked out. Public pressure has led Brighton & Hove and Eastbourne councils to re-consider, but not YET to stop the sales. A further, bigger push is needed.

     
  • Rye Harbour at the movies

    29 November 2016

    Rye Harbour at the movies

    ​A Big THANK-YOU to Kino Rye for showing our short, but wonderful film of Rye Harbour nature reserve on their big screens

     
  • Fantastic Fungi

    28 November 2016

    Fantastic Fungi

    Fungi play a vital role in breaking down organic material such as leaf litter and dead animals, returning the resulting nutrients back to the soil.

     
  • Bats in Sussex

    22 November 2016

    Bats in Sussex

    ​Meet some of the bats species found in Sussex in our short film

     
  • Dabblers and Divers

    18 November 2016

    Dabblers and Divers

    Winter is a great time for looking at ducks

     
  • Winter in the garden

    14 November 2016

    Winter in the garden

    There is a very simple way to ensure that wildlife has somewhere to hunker down during the harshest weather, and that’s to resist tidying up

     
  • Destination Sussex

    09 November 2016

    Destination Sussex

    Bird migration is an amazing phenomenon of fuelling, endurance, navigation and timing. And nearly all birds seen in Sussex undertake these dangerous journeys

     
  • Bags of Fun

    08 November 2016

    Bags of Fun

    Thanks to a £3,000 donation from the Southern Co-operative’s ‘Love Your Neighbourhood’ campaign, we have been able to develop our work with children and young people.

     
  • Stunning Wildlife Calendar

    07 November 2016

    Stunning Wildlife Calendar

    Stunning wildlife calendar will support nature conservation in Sussex

     
  • Lonely Tree wins photo competition

    03 November 2016

    Lonely Tree wins photo competition

    The winners of our ‘Wild Sussex’ photo competition are announced

     
  • Remember, remember wildlife on the fifth of November

    01 November 2016

    Remember, remember wildlife on the fifth of November

    Watch our new animation, created by 15 year old Elmo Dunford and find out three simple ways to keep your garden wildlife safe from bonfires this autumn

     
  • October 2016: Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    01 November 2016

    October 2016: Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    This month saw a major influx of ring ouzel, with six on Harbour Farm the 8th, three on Harbour Farm on the 10th and an amazing 85 at Castle Water on the 13th, by far the largest number ever recorded on the nature reserve (before this year the maximum was two!).