Archive of: May, 2017

  • Battling beetles

    29 May 2017

    Battling beetles

    The clashing of antlers as powerful stags wrestle for the right to mate would normally be associated with the autumn deer rut - but it’s just as magnificent in miniature.

  • New Information Centre

    29 May 2017

    New Information Centre

    We have opened a new information centre in temporary cabins at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

  • Patchwork Challenge

    26 May 2017

    Patchwork Challenge

    ​PWC is a friendly competition between patch birders which has been running since 2013. Late Spring Update

  • Can we spot 1000 species in 24 hours?

    25 May 2017

    Can we spot 1000 species in 24 hours?

    Is it possible to see 1000 species in 24 hours in Sussex?

  • Fox cubs

    25 May 2017

    Fox cubs

    This year’s fox cubs are now starting to emerge from their dens to explore the world above ground.

  • Wildlife Courses and Walks in June 2017

    24 May 2017

    Wildlife Courses and Walks in June 2017

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

  • Gillham Wood mini-bioblitz

    23 May 2017

    Gillham Wood mini-bioblitz

    Even our smallest nature reserves can turn up some vary rare wildlife

  • Natural cleaning tips

    21 May 2017

    Natural cleaning tips

    Stephanie from Expert Home Tips is a big fan of natural cleaning. She’s sharing 5 of her favourite natural cleaning solutions so you can start being more environmentally friendly in your home today.

  • 19 May 2017

    Wildlife Walk at Seaford Head

    As I drove across to Seaford Head for last week's wildlife walk the heaven's opened and the windscreen-wipers were on double-speed. When I arrived at Sefaord I stayed in the car and watched a linnet taking a bath in a puddle and, like him, prepared myself for a proper soaking.

  • Outdoor Classroom Day

    18 May 2017

    Outdoor Classroom Day

    Today is International Outdoor Classroom Day.

  • Great crested newts

    16 May 2017

    Great crested newts

    Sussex is a stronghold for the great crested newt but their populations are patchily distributed and numbers are in decline, so this species remains fully protected by law to help safeguard its future.

  • Vote for our seas

    11 May 2017

    Vote for our seas

    Ask your prospective parliamentary candidate what their party will do to ensure that wildlife thrives in our seas once more