Archive of: May, 2018

  • May 2018 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    30 May 2018

    May 2018 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    Easterly winds for much of the early part of the month resulted in a real bonanza of rare birds during May.

     
  • Wildlife Walks and Courses in June 2018

    30 May 2018

    Wildlife Walks and Courses in June 2018

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

     
  • Kestrel chicks have hatched

    29 May 2018

    Kestrel chicks have hatched

    Our Woods Mill kestrel chicks have hatched and things are going to get busy from now on! Follow the action on our live KestrelCam

     
  • Stonerunner at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    28 May 2018

    Stonerunner at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    ​A local name for ringed plover is Stonerunner, because it nests on the shingle and the adults and chicks run over the stones.

     
  • Cockchafer

    27 May 2018

    Cockchafer

    May is the month of the cockchafer, a big, bumbling beetle that may look and sound a bit scary but this gentle giant is just looking for love

     
  • The value of casual recording

    26 May 2018

    The value of casual recording

    The Trust’s Senior Ecologist blogs about the value of stumbling across quite a lot of good species whilst doing other things.

     
  • Call for Judicial Review for Arundel bypass

    24 May 2018

    Call for Judicial Review for Arundel bypass

    Sussex Wildlife Trust are delighted at the South Downs National Park Authority’s decision to apply for a Judicial Review in response to Highways England’s recent announcement of their preferred route of Option 5a for the Arundel Bypass.

     
  • Rewild a Child

    16 May 2018

    Rewild a Child

    Rewild a Child is a unique opportunity to help Sussex Wildlife Trust provide activities for local children in Sussex to explore the outdoors, learn new skills and try something different. We’re working to make nature a part of growing up again.

     
  • Roads to ruin - the ruin of our irreplaceable heritage

    15 May 2018

    Roads to ruin - the ruin of our irreplaceable heritage

    Ancient woodlands are not replaceable

     
  • Beach Cleans

    14 May 2018

    Beach Cleans

    Over the winter we put on a series of beach clean events across Sussex to help play our part in tackling the problem of plastics in our oceans.

     
  • ​Wildlife to be destroyed by blinkered decision making

    11 May 2018

    ​Wildlife to be destroyed by blinkered decision making

    Short sightedness and an obsessive belief that we must build our way out of congestion is going to mean irreparable damage to some of our most valuable wildlife.Highways England’s announcement today (11 May 2018) to plough ahead with option 5A of the Arundel Bypass will result in the

     
  • Hedgehogs are waking up

    01 May 2018

    Hedgehogs are waking up

    Hedgehogs are emerging from hibernation, and they are very hungry!