Archive of: April, 2019

  • Help marine wildlife with your Tesco 'Bags-of-Help' blue token

    30 April 2019

    Help marine wildlife with your Tesco 'Bags-of-Help' blue token

    We are delighted that, between May 1 and the end of June, Tesco customers can support two key Sussex Wildlife Trust marine programmes, every time they shop.

     
  • Climate emergency and local democracy

    29 April 2019

    Climate emergency and local democracy

    District Council elections are an opportunity to ask your candidates what answers do they have for the climate and ecosystem emergency

     
  • The Common Lizard

    28 April 2019

    The Common Lizard

    If you know where to look, there are still plenty of ‘dragons’ to be found in Sussex today…

     
  • Vote for your Local Environment

    25 April 2019

    Vote for your Local Environment

    Our local elections are upon us. What’s your council doing for the environment?

     
  • The Warbler Factory

    25 April 2019

    The Warbler Factory

    Exciting news as Dartford Warblers holding territory in dense bramble scrub at Butcherlands

     
  • Nightingales

    24 April 2019

    Nightingales

    When it comes to birdsong, the nightingale is a world famous virtuoso with a voice so powerful, melodious and varied that few other species can match it.

     
  • Wilding will help tackle climate change

    23 April 2019

    Wilding will help tackle climate change

    Rewilding and the restoration of our natural systems can draw millions of tonnes of CO2 out of the air. We can help to stop climate breakdown, but we need to be innovative, and we need to act fast.

     
  • Seaford Head is buzzing

    22 April 2019

    Seaford Head is buzzing

    The bees are loving the ground ivy that is thriving on the paths and rides around Hope Bottom.

     
  • Where did barn owls live before we built barns?

    18 April 2019

    Where did barn owls live before we built barns?

    In our human-centric way, we create human solutions to wildlife problems – problems which are generally caused by humans in the first place. Fran Southgate argues that we need a bit of a conservation brain retrofit.

     
  • Primroses

    15 April 2019

    Primroses

    The pale lemon petals of the wild primrose are a welcome sign of the changing seasons.

     
  • Restoration of Nature

    11 April 2019

    Restoration of Nature

    Sussex Wildlife Trust has promoted the importance of ecosystem services for decades. We now work hard to get this recognized in all levels of decision making in Sussex. We want a Wilder Sussex​ and we want people to understand its importance and their role in delivering it.

     
  • No Net Gain

    10 April 2019

    No Net Gain

    In recent weeks the media has reported several situations where developers are netting trees and hedgerows to prevent birds from establishing nests. So why are developers doing this?