Archive of: July, 2020

  • Red Kite

    Red Kite

    The Red Kite is an increasingly familiar sight in the skies above Sussex, soaring effortlessly over the South Downs on an almost-six-foot wingspan.

  • Help Our Kelp update

    Help Our Kelp update

    Please write to your local Sussex MP to ask for The Sussex Near Shore Trawling Byelaw to be implemented to Help Our Kelp

  • Six tonnes of fishing gear collected and recycled

    Six tonnes of fishing gear collected and recycled

    Wild Coast Sussex Project Manager ​Nikki Hills is delighted to announce that an amazing six tonnes of end of life fishing gear has been collected by commercial fishing community in Eastbourne, Worthing and Littlehampton and will be recycled.

  • Stepping up for marine wildlife

    Stepping up for marine wildlife

    The Sussex Wildlife Trust is celebrating Marine Week and is stepping up its support for marine wildlife all along the coast of Sussex.

  • Marine Litter

    Marine Litter

    As Coronavirus lockdown measures continue to ease, there has been a noticeable spike in the amount of rubbish being left on beaches as more people are able to spend more time at the coast. Find out what you can do to help.

  • Back Garden Bird Race - July results

    Back Garden Bird Race - July results

    Before we start with this week's results - next month's Back Garden Bird Race will be on Sunday 23 August (so not to clash with the August Bank Holiday). It felt good to get 'back in the saddle' for the first Back Garden Bird Race since we stopped the weekly
  • Going Bats in Sussex

    Going Bats in Sussex

    Reserves Ecologist Glenn Norris tells us about the bats of Sussex and where they can be found.

  • The Back Garden Bird Race returns! Sunday 10-11

    The Back Garden Bird Race returns! Sunday 10-11

    Welcome back Bird Racers!  Throughout the darker days of the Covid-19 pandemic our weekly Bird Race event gave a lot of people a reason to step out into the garden or stare out of their window and get away from the bleak news. We asked people to note down every species
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