Archive of: March, 2017

  • March 2017 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    30 March 2017

    March 2017 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    One sure sign of spring on the reserve is the appearance of the tiny mauve flowers of Danish scurvy grass. This member of the cabbage family is traditionally a coastal plant in the UK, though in the last 50 years it has increasingly colonised roadside verges where its ability to

     
  • Wildlife Courses and Walks in April 2017

    30 March 2017

    Wildlife Courses and Walks in April 2017

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

     
  • PONDTAIL re-WOODing

    29 March 2017

    PONDTAIL re-WOODing

    Breaking news – Pondtail Wood has just been sold and the public enquiry has been cancelled

     
  • Bee creative in the garden

    27 March 2017

    Bee creative in the garden

    Royal Horticultural Society and The Wildlife Trusts launch campaign to help wild bees

     
  • Wood mice

    23 March 2017

    Wood mice

    There are more than 30 million wood mice in the UK – that’s one for every two humans that live here – and they can be found in almost any habitat, often close to people.

     
  • Training for the Brighton Marathon

    22 March 2017

    Training for the Brighton Marathon

    Watch the Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Brighton Marathon team as they are making their final preparations for the race on 9 April 2017

     
  • Eastbourne AND Brighton Downs - saved!

    21 March 2017

    Eastbourne AND Brighton Downs - saved!

    A major relief and heartfelt thanks to you all for the hard work put in to express your love of our Sussex downland

     
  • Dancing grebes

    19 March 2017

    Dancing grebes

    The great crested grebe cannot fail to draw attention with its flamboyant breeding plumage and balletic courtship displays.

     
  • Watching birds is good for you

    15 March 2017

    Watching birds is good for you

    Research has reinforced the message that daily connection with wildlife is beneficial

     
  • A Toadally abundant time of year

    14 March 2017

    A Toadally abundant time of year

    What’s great at this time of year, is that signs of frogs and toads are evidence that spring is finally on its way.

     
  • Spring bumblebees

    12 March 2017

    Spring bumblebees

    You might have heard a buzz in the air and caught a glimpse of insect royalty as queen bumblebees are starting to emerge from hibernation.

     
  • Drowning in a sea of plastic

    09 March 2017

    Drowning in a sea of plastic

    Find out how we can all make small, realistic changes to help to reduce waste and consequently the amount of plastic which ends up in our oceans…