Archive of: August, 2019

  • Wild woodland fun for under-5s

    31 August 2019

    Wild woodland fun for under-5s

    Bring your children along this September to explore the woods, meadows or beach with Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Forest School Leaders

     
  • August 2019 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    31 August 2019

    August 2019 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    A feature of the moth trap at this time of the year is the Pale Grass Eggar, a very rare species which in the UK is only found on the shingle of Dungeness and Rye Harbour.

     
  • Where have all the garden birds gone?

    29 August 2019

    Where have all the garden birds gone?

    You may have noticed that the birds have been a bit quiet lately. After the cacophony of spring birdsong and the non-stop parenting of a busy breeding season, the garden can seem a little empty in late summer. There’s a distinct lack of singing, the feeders are no longer crowded and the branches are bare - where have all the birds gone?

     
  • Sussex Art Fairs at Brighton Race Course

    28 August 2019

    Sussex Art Fairs at Brighton Race Course

    Sussex Art Fairs will be supporting Sussex Wildlife Trust at Brighton Race Course from 11 to 13 October 2019. Sussex Art Fairs previous event raised over £1500 for the Trust!

     
  • Wildlife Walks, Talks and Courses in September 2019

    27 August 2019

    Wildlife Walks, Talks and Courses in September 2019

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

     
  • High Sheriff of East Sussex visits Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    23 August 2019

    High Sheriff of East Sussex visits Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    The High Sheriff of East Sussex Violet Hancock came for a visit to Rye Harbour Nature Reserve and the new Discovery Centre

     
  • Further consultation on the A27 Arundel bypass scheme

    22 August 2019

    Further consultation on the A27 Arundel bypass scheme

    ​Highways England have announced that they will be carrying out another consultation on the A27 Arundel Bypass scheme between Friday 30 August and Thursday 24 October 2019

     
  • Glow-worms

    22 August 2019

    Glow-worms

    Did you know only female Glow Worms glow?

     
  • How edible trees can help with farm animal health

    19 August 2019

    How edible trees can help with farm animal health

    Livestock farmers know how important trees and hedges are for providing shelter and shade for their farm animals but the importance of hedgerow forage is a lesser known art.

     
  • Sussex Seals

    15 August 2019

    Sussex Seals

    Both seal species, Common and Grey Seals, can be seen here in Sussex

     
  • How the knowledge of the ancients can help improve livestock health

    12 August 2019

    How the knowledge of the ancients can help improve livestock health

    The knowledge of how to keep livestock healthy using locally available native plants has been around for millennia. It is both intuitive to the animals themselves, and is held by those who care for them.

     
  • Starfish

    09 August 2019

    Starfish

    Starfish are among the most ancient life forms on the planet. The earliest fossils date back 450 million years!