Archive of: April, 2021

  • Leading artists come together to raise funds for Sussex Wildlife

    16 April 2021

    Leading artists come together to raise funds for Sussex Wildlife

    Renowned artists, who have come together to raise funds for Sussex Wildlife Trust and three other wildlife trusts

     
  • Wake up to wildlife with 30 Days Wild 2021

    14 April 2021

    Wake up to wildlife with 30 Days Wild 2021

    30 Days Wild - the UK’s BIGGEST nature challenge - is back for 2021

     
  • How do I know if my compost is peat free?

    13 April 2021

    How do I know if my compost is peat free?

    If you are buying compost, take a close look at the labels to make sure it’s peat free.

     
  • Budburst

    11 April 2021

    Budburst

    April is a month of ‘more’ - more daylight, more buds, more leaves and more flowers, with more pollen and more sneezing for us hayfever sufferers, but the natural world is springing back to life. Some say that April is named after the Latin aperere, meaning “to open”, in reference to the profusion of bursting buds, unfurling leaves and blooming blossom.

     
  • Help Our Kelp Q&A

    08 April 2021

    Help Our Kelp Q&A

    Dr Ian Hendy (University of Portsmouth) and Sarah Ward (Sussex Wildlife Trust) answer your questions about the exciting kelp forest restoration project

     
  • Butterfly eggs - Brown Hairstreak

    07 April 2021

    Butterfly eggs - Brown Hairstreak

    Charlotte Owen tells us about the Brown Hairstreak butterfly and its eggs

     
  • Discovery Centre - handover from Baxall and other news

    06 April 2021

    Discovery Centre - handover from Baxall and other news

    Update about the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre

     
  • The colour and beauty of birds' eggs

    06 April 2021

    The colour and beauty of birds' eggs

    Charlotte Owen tells us about amazing birds eggs and their colours

     
  • Meet our staff - Barry Yates

    06 April 2021

    Meet our staff - Barry Yates

    Tilly Hopkins talks to Barry Yates about his life and work at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

     
  • The humble House Sparrow

    04 April 2021

    The humble House Sparrow

    House sparrows may not be the most colourful bird in the UK, or the most impressive singer, but they’ve long been one of our favourites, because they live in such close proximity to people. Their friendly little faces are a common sight in many parks and gardens

     
  • Survey of top retailers: only one of 20 says they will eliminate peat this year

    02 April 2021

    Survey of top retailers: only one of 20 says they will eliminate peat this year

    A new survey shows that only one of 20 leading garden retailers contacted by The Wildlife Trusts reported that it would eliminate peat from its shelves this year – and the survey reveals an overall lack of ambition by retailers to set targets to end peat sales. Last year, the voluntary target set by the Government to end sales of peat composts to amateur gardeners was missed.