Archive of: December, 2019

  • Review of 2019 at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    31 December 2019

    Review of 2019 at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    Well that was a challenging year. The 50th year of the nature reserve was one of preparing the foundations

     
  • Make 2020 the year when you get closer to nature

    30 December 2019

    Make 2020 the year when you get closer to nature

    Get closer to nature with our 2020 adult education courses

     
  • Footprints

    27 December 2019

    Footprints

    Footprints in mud or snow reveal the secretive creatures that have recently passed by

     
  • Natural traditions

    26 December 2019

    Natural traditions

    We all have our favourite Christmas traditions, and many of the oldest and best-known have nature at their heart. From boughs of holly to bunches of mistletoe, potted Poinsettias and evergreen wreathes, millions of us have been re-wilding our homes for the festive season by bringing the outdoors in.

     
  • Merry Christmas from Sussex Seas

    23 December 2019

    Merry Christmas from Sussex Seas

    Here is some of our favourite festive-themed marine wildlife

     
  • Fly Agaric

    22 December 2019

    Fly Agaric

    Fly Agaric was certainly common on Christmas cards in Victorian and Edwardian times, when it was seen as a symbol of good luck.

     
  • Woods Mill nature reserve closed due to flooding

    20 December 2019

    Woods Mill nature reserve closed due to flooding

    Woods Mill nature reserve is closed Friday 20 December 2019 due to flooding

     
  • Kissing under the Mistletoe

    19 December 2019

    Kissing under the Mistletoe

    Do you still embrace the custom of kissing under the Mistletoe at Christmas time? Mistletoe is one of Britain’s best-known plants but it’s becoming increasingly rare. As well as being steeped in tradition and folklore, Mistletoe provides an important winter food source for birds like the Mistle Thrush.

     
  • Future of transport in Sussex - please help

    18 December 2019

    Future of transport in Sussex - please help

    Please could you take a couple of minutes to send in a response to ask for transport which gives us all a cleaner and healthier future.

     
  • Soil - the biodiversity underworld

    18 December 2019

    Soil - the biodiversity underworld

    Soil is an amazing thing. Without soil we wouldn’t eat much, yet so many of us still see it as just dirt. Healthy soils store more carbon than the world’s oceans, and they are one of the most under publicised, wildlife-rich habitats on the planet.

     
  • Snow Bunting

    17 December 2019

    Snow Bunting

    The Snow Bunting, the planet’s toughest songbird, living in the Arctic Circle for much of the year. In the winter, you may be lucky enough to spot one of these plucky birds on a Sussex beach.

     
  • Queen's Park School go wild in the woods

    16 December 2019

    Queen's Park School go wild in the woods

    Queen’s Park School enjoy forest school sessions at The Deneway Nature Reserve