Archive of: October, 2019

  • Climate, Oceans and Coastal Communities Conference

    Climate, Oceans and Coastal Communities Conference

    This hugely successful conference was organised by the Centre for Aquatic Environments (University of Brighton), United Nations Association (London and South East), and the Sussex Wildlife Trust, attracting over 150 delegates to the University’s Moulsecoomb campus on the 10 October 2019

  • Britain's Heaviest Spider

    Britain's Heaviest Spider

    The Four-spotted Orbweaver Araneus quadratus is Britain’s heaviest spider, coming in at a whopping 2.5 grams.

  • Golf courses fore wildlife

    Golf courses fore wildlife

    Brighton and Hove City Council (BHCC) currently have a golden opportunity to restore a precious area of ancient chalk downland, protecting cultural heritage and a drinking water aquifer whilst providing public access and recreation. Will they take this chance, or revert to short-term financial gain over long-term public benefit?

  • Wild and well

    Wild and well

    Today is Mental Health Awareness Day, volunteering for The Wildlife Trusts isn’t just great for wildlife, it’s good for you too.

  • Changing Chalk

    Changing Chalk

    Changing Chalk partnership wins National Lottery support - to conserve, protect and engage people with the rare chalk grassland and heritage sites of the Sussex Downs

  • Great news for the Discover Rye Harbour project

    Great news for the Discover Rye Harbour project

    ​Sussex Wildlife Trust has received a grant of over half a million pounds from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for its Discover Rye Harbour project which will transform the way visitors engage with the natural and cultural heritage of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

  • Sussex Kelp

    Sussex Kelp

    Ian Hendry from the Blue Marine Foundation writes about the Sussex Kelp initiative