Archive of: October, 2020

  • Snow bunting

    Snow bunting

    Snow Buntings swap their snow-white breeding plumage for sandy-coloured winter beachwear, perfect for blending in with the pebbles on our shingle shore.

  • Marshmallow at Rye Harbour

    Marshmallow at Rye Harbour

    We recently told our story of Marshmallow plants and its moth to Charlotte Smith on BBC Countryfile and we collected and then spread this year’s seed at Castle Water

  • Dog walking on heathland

    Dog walking on heathland

    Calling all dog walkers: please take our survey on dog walking behaviour on South Downs heathlands

  • Wild Beach Training

    Wild Beach Training

    Wild Beach is based on a fundamental respect for children and young people and for their capacity to instigate, test and maintain curiosity in the world around them. Ella Garrud tells us about Wild Beach training on Holywell Beach in Eastbourne

  • Species Spotlight: Merlin

    Species Spotlight: Merlin

    It’s eminently possible many living in Sussex may never have seen a Merlin. For like a huge array of birds the Merlin is a migrant, a breeding inhabitant of chilly northern latitudes

  • Destination Sussex - bird migration

    Destination Sussex - bird migration

    Our Sussex birds are not ours. We share them with places thousands of miles away. Sussex is part of an international network of places that need wildlife sites to be maintained and not developed.

  • Unblocktober


    Sussex Wildlife Trust are supporting Unblocktober – a national campaign and awareness month during October to improve the health of our drains, sewers, watercourses and seas.