Archive of: December, 2019

  • Footprints

    Footprints

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

  • Natural traditions

    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.

  • Christmas & New Year

    Christmas & New Year

    Season’s greetings to all of Sussex Wildlife Trust’s members and supporters.

  • Fly Agaric

    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.

  • Kissing under the Mistletoe

    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.

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