Archive of: November, 2019

  • Alf Simpson MBE

    29 November 2019

    Alf Simpson MBE

    ​We were saddened to hear about the death of Alf Simpson MBE. Alf made an exceptional contribution to nature conservation in Sussex for many decades

  • Circular fashion, not fast fashion

    29 November 2019

    Circular fashion, not fast fashion

    Even reducing what we buy won’t fix fast fashion, but if you can take material currently thrown away and make it into new products, then things can change. That’s where Circular Fashion comes in.

  • Wilder Horsham District

    28 November 2019

    Wilder Horsham District

    Sussex Wildlife Trust are delighted that this evening a new five year partnership between Sussex Wildlife Trust and Horsham District Council was agreed by Councillors

  • Community competition for climate change resilience

    27 November 2019

    Community competition for climate change resilience

    Community groups in Sussex can apply for a £500 grant to help create climate change resilience in their local community thanks to David Saddington and other speakers at the January 2020 Landscape Innovation Conference, organised by Sussex Wildlife Trust and the University of Sussex.

  • Something to crow about

    26 November 2019

    Something to crow about

    The results of just a few dedicated volunteers grafting to create natural flood storage in their local woodland were more spectacular than we could have hoped for.

  • Creating Climate Capacity

    25 November 2019

    Creating Climate Capacity

    On January 23 2020, we will be holding a Landscape Innovation Conference in partnership with Sussex University. This Conference is a first step for us, in helping to support and inspire local people to find solutions to the climate crisis.

  • Wood Pigeon

    25 November 2019

    Wood Pigeon

    They’re big, they’re loud and they’re everywhere – but most of us wouldn’t give a wood pigeon a second glance. But pigeons are far from boring, and even the commonest creatures have their secrets.

  • A beacon of hope

    22 November 2019

    A beacon of hope

    There is great potential for Brighton & Hove City Council to restore nature at Hollingbury and Waterhall Golf Courses, especially as BHCC have done something similar before at Beacon Hill

  • We speak to Jamie Burston, winner of the David Streeter Award

    20 November 2019

    We speak to Jamie Burston, winner of the David Streeter Award

    We speak to Jamie Burston about being the first young person to win the David Streeter Award, and ask him about his project supporting the White-letter Hairstreak butterfly

  • Behind the Lens with Richard Sharman, LRPS

    19 November 2019

    Behind the Lens with Richard Sharman, LRPS

    ​Sussex Wildlife Trust member Richard Sharman generously donated all of the stunning images that appear in our 2020 wildlife calendar. We speak to him about what photography means to him, as well as his love of nature.

  • Vote for Nature's Recovery

    18 November 2019

    Vote for Nature's Recovery

    This year, thousands of people have been calling on Government to stand up for nature and take decisive action to protect and restore our natural world. This General Election is a chance to turn up the volume.

  • A Remedy for the Winter Blues

    17 November 2019

    A Remedy for the Winter Blues

    I spent a very rewarding couple of hours with trust ecologist Graeme Lyons and visiting naturalist Ryan Clarke last weekend looking for invertebrates on the Beach Reserve.