Archive of: October, 2020

  • Double, double, toil and trouble...

    28 October 2020

    Double, double, toil and trouble...

    Think about Shakespeare’s Three Witches, chanting ‘double, double, toil and trouble…’ Their grisly recipe is not for the faint hearted as they toss in hapless toads, dragon scales and wolf teeth alongside eye of newt, toe of frog and more unmentionable ingredients. But were these ACTUAL creatures being represented, or not?

     
  • Meet our members - Shirley Collins

    27 October 2020

    Meet our members - Shirley Collins

    In one of an occasional series, we meet our members and find out more about them. In was an honour to talk to folk legend, Shirley Collins MBE.

     
  • Spooky wildlife - Devil's Fingers fungus

    27 October 2020

    Spooky wildlife - Devil's Fingers fungus

    Lisa Saw falls for the spooky charms of the tentacle-like arms that belong to the aptly named Devil’s Fingers fungus

     
  • Silent and stealthy. The Tawny Owl

    26 October 2020

    Silent and stealthy. The Tawny Owl

    The nation’s favourite spooky creature with an Exorcist head twist, the Tawny Owl

     
  • Having your say about the natural environment in Brighton and Hove

    26 October 2020

    Having your say about the natural environment in Brighton and Hove

    There is a huge problem with the City Plan Part 2 - Brighton and Hove City Council is proposing housing allocations on several Local Wildlife Sites and even a Local Nature Reserve.

     
  • Aquatic Creepy Critters

    26 October 2020

    Aquatic Creepy Critters

    ​The oceans are full of strange and scary looking beasts, but there are some creatures which are ready to celebrate Halloween all year round!

     
  • A little night music

    26 October 2020

    A little night music

    Mike Russell actively enjoys walking in the twilight - it makes him feel alive and alert to the slightest sound and movement.

     
  • Back Garden Bird Race October results

    25 October 2020

    Back Garden Bird Race October results

    The results of today’s Back Garden Bird Race - with some lingering Swallows and a Ring Ouzel

     
  • Marshmallow at Rye Harbour

    25 October 2020

    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

     
  • New Arrivals

    25 October 2020

    New Arrivals

    ​Since 1970 when Rye Harbour Nature Local Nature Reserve was first declared by the County Council there have been many changes in the breeding bird fauna of the reserve.

     
  • Back Garden Bird Race returns (Sunday 25 October 2020)

    23 October 2020

    Back Garden Bird Race returns (Sunday 25 October 2020)

    The Back Garden Bird Race returns for October.

     
  • ​Action Required: Respond to the Government’s Planning White Paper

    23 October 2020

    ​Action Required: Respond to the Government’s Planning White Paper

    We’ve created an e-action to help you have your say - please act now and help us put nature back into planning.