Archive of: 2017

  • A Plastic Legacy

    30 November 2017

    A Plastic Legacy

    Plastic is hugely versatile and durable, which makes it great for all manner of applications. These qualities of plastic however, make it a huge problem for the environment.

     
  • Hordes of Hawfinch

    29 November 2017

    Hordes of Hawfinch

    As winter arrives, a special visitor has been spotted in Sussex - the elusive hawfinch

     
  • Goals and Gulls

    28 November 2017

    Goals and Gulls

    ‘SEAGULLS, SEAGULLS’ is chanted in the stands but how much do you know about the gulls of Sussex?

     
  • Happy Birthday Brighton Hit Squad

    27 November 2017

    Happy Birthday Brighton Hit Squad

    Brighton Hit Squad celebrated their first birthday on the weekend

     
  • Sussex Wildlife Trust launches £multi-million project for Rye Harbour

    24 November 2017

    Sussex Wildlife Trust launches £multi-million project for Rye Harbour

    Sussex Wildlife Trust is launching a new £multi-million project to engage future generations in wildlife conservation at Rye Harbour

     
  • Hermit Crabs

    17 November 2017

    Hermit Crabs

    Hermit crabs are known to be ‘choosy’ about their shelter, carefully inspecting a potential home to ensure it’s just right before they move in.

     
  • Filsham Reedbed benefits from Biffa Award

    17 November 2017

    Filsham Reedbed benefits from Biffa Award

    Thanks to a grant of just over £27,000 from Biffa Award, essential management work has been taking place at Filsham Reedbed, on the edge of Hastings, over the last eighteen months.

     
  • Positive Signs for Environmental Protection

    16 November 2017

    Positive Signs for Environmental Protection

    Sussex Wildlife Trust have been anxious about the implications of the Withdrawal Bill on our UK Environmental Policy, after debate in Parliament, the Minister is taking positive steps towards guaranteeing the environmental protection.

     
  • Sussex Wildife Trust 2018 Calendar

    16 November 2017

    Sussex Wildife Trust 2018 Calendar

    ​Brighton & Hove based wildlife photographer Lisa Geoghegan stunning photographs feature exclusively in the 2018 Wildlife of Sussex printed calendar now available to buy through the Sussex Wildlife Trust online shop.

     
  • Starling Murmurations

    14 November 2017

    Starling Murmurations

    A murmuration of starlings is one of the natural world’s most impressive spectacles, eagerly anticipated, relatively easy to see and yet intriguingly mysterious

     
  • 30 Years After the Great Storm - Controllers versus Arcadians

    12 November 2017

    30 Years After the Great Storm - Controllers versus Arcadians

    Should we control nature or should we let it control us? This is more than a question about practical conservation management.

     
  • On the trail of the olfactory otter

    09 November 2017

    On the trail of the olfactory otter

    Signs of otter have been spotted in Sussex - otter spraint, footprints and anal jelly. How do otters use these signs to communicate?