Archive of: 2017

  • Top 10 tips to make your garden more wildlife friendly

    27 December 2017

    Top 10 tips to make your garden more wildlife friendly

    ​January is the perfect month to start thinking about making your garden or outside space more friendly for wildlife.

  • Festive robin

    22 December 2017

    Festive robin

    Why is the robin so strongly associated with Christmas?

  • Wild Winter

    21 December 2017

    Wild Winter

    Before you give in to hot toddies by the fire, RESIST!! Wintertime is spellbinding, the magicians have arrived!

  • A New Marine SPA in Sussex

    20 December 2017

    A New Marine SPA in Sussex

    ​There has been a marine extension to the Dungeness, Romney Marsh and Rye Bay Special Protection Area

  • Hawfinch

    19 December 2017


    Wintry weather brings with it an exciting chance to see some rare and unusual seasonal visitors, and this year we’ve been treated to a horde of hungry hawfinches

  • Our Working Washland complete

    13 December 2017

    Our Working Washland complete

    Last week we posted a blog about our working washland near Plumpton. One week on and our working washland is complete.

  • A liking for lichen

    13 December 2017

    A liking for lichen

    Lichen is an everyday sight that can often go unnoticed but the more you look, the more of it you see

  • Oystercatcher

    11 December 2017


    There’s no mistaking the oystercatcher, one of the largest, noisiest and arguably best dressed of our shorebirds.

  • Winter Thrushes

    05 December 2017

    Winter Thrushes

    The seasonal influx of redwings and fieldfares heralds the start of winter

  • Working Washlands

    04 December 2017

    Working Washlands

    How to create over 100 tonnes of flood storage in a couple of days.

  • On the up!

    03 December 2017

    On the up!

    … some species are doing well at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

  • November 2017 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    30 November 2017

    November 2017 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    Still present on Harbour Farm during November was the long-staying red-breasted merganser which has been around on and off since October last year.