Archive of: March, 2021

  • Our creative anthology: Walking

    Our creative anthology: Walking

    After months where many of us have only left our homes for a walk, it feels only right to celebrate the steps we have taken.

  • Black Bream Nests

    Black Bream Nests

    When we think of nests, our thoughts immediately go to birds, building intricate shelters in which to lay their eggs and rear their newborns. However, a number of fishes also create nests

  • Our creative anthology: Glossary

    Our creative anthology: Glossary

    As observers of nature we often notice the small things, the marks and texture of leaves for example, or the patterns in the bark of a tree. And it’s often the small details that can make our writing vivid, more interesting, and in many cases more beautiful.

  • Hedgehog Award

    Hedgehog Award

    The Hedgehog Award is a simple fun way for children of all ages to earn an award while exploring nature and learning new skills. It’s a perfect project for the Easter break.

  • Turning the tide

    Turning the tide

    Today the new Nearshore Trawling Byelaw has been announced. This is a major milestone for Sussex and we are thrilled. As a result of this byelaw, trawling will be excluded from the West Sussex Nearshore waters out to 4km. Our local and national decision makers have made real space for nature.

  • If I had a 'hammer.

    If I had a 'hammer.

    After eight years of hoping and waiting a Yellowhammer flies into my Horsham District garden.

  • Our creative anthology: Collage

    Our creative anthology: Collage

    Our anthology is gathering pace, and thank you so much for your entries so far. They’re brilliant. This week Lucy looks at collaging as a way of creating a piece of writing.

  • Cephalopod beaks

    Cephalopod beaks

    When most people think of animals with beaks, they think of birds. But did you know that a group of marine animals also have beaks?