Archive of: February, 2020

  • Biophilia

    Biophilia

    We have a word to describe this innate connection with nature: biophilia. Nature is essential to our very existence but it also makes us happy, and there’s a growing body of evidence describing how the natural world helps to boost our health and wellbeing.

  • Frogs

    Frogs

    Ponds across the county will soon be filling up with an army of amorous frogs, and in this case love can be a battleground

  • Grey heron

    Grey heron

    It’s not unusual for Grey Herons to begin nesting in February, and as one of our largest birds their activity can be hard to miss. They are an imposing sight on the riverbank, standing tall and motionless at the water’s edge as they wait with seemingly endless patience for a potential meal to pass by.

  • The subtle makings of a wild place

    The subtle makings of a wild place

    The natural world is a subtle place, pulsing with intricacies and symbioses - often ignored or misunderstood by us. What does it mean to be natural or wild?

  • Late winter in the wildlife garden

    Late winter in the wildlife garden

    As we approach the end of winter, we thought we’d speak to our friends at Vine House Farm Bird Foods to get some tips on what can be done at this time of year in a wildlife-friendly garden, and what to look out for.

  • Love-in-the-Mist for Valentine's Day

    Love-in-the-Mist for Valentine's Day

    ​On Valentine’s Day, Sussex Wildlife Trust is delighted to celebrate great partnerships. The Trust loves the support it gets from its business members, as well as their commitment to helping wildlife. One such company is online boutique Wedding in a Teacup.

  • Have your say in Horsham District

    Have your say in Horsham District

    You may have heard that Horsham District Council is reviewing their Local Plan. The first consultation on this review opens on Monday 17 February and runs until 5pm on 30 March 2020.

  • Thank You, Seaford

    Thank You, Seaford

    Over the last two years our Seaford Community Wildlife Project has worked with schools, young people, community groups and volunteers to explore Seaford Head Nature Reserve and the local area and the amazing wildlife.

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