Archive of: May, 2021

  • Meet our Trustees - Jon Cooper

    31 May 2021

    Meet our Trustees - Jon Cooper

    We speak to Trustee Jon Cooper

     
  • Swallowtail Diary

    30 May 2021

    Swallowtail Diary

    This is the ongoing account of the Swallowtail butterfly at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve in 2020.

     
  • How to bowl a maiden over

    28 May 2021

    How to bowl a maiden over

    We are very excited to announce that following a concerted effort over a number of years to re-create suitable habitat for the Field Cricket, our Reserves Manager, Jane Willmott heard two singing males on the Warren at Burton and Chingford Ponds Local Nature Reserve.

     
  • Hedgerows for nature's recovery

    26 May 2021

    Hedgerows for nature's recovery

    Hedgerows are a well-loved feature of the British countryside that create important corridors and much needed connectivity for wildlife.

     
  • Rye Harbour Discovery Centre opening update

    24 May 2021

    Rye Harbour Discovery Centre opening update

    ​Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited number of visitors will be allowed access to the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre when it opens its doors on Monday May 24th

     
  • Marsh Frogs: laughing all the way to the riverbank

    21 May 2021

    Marsh Frogs: laughing all the way to the riverbank

    Michael Blencowe on the very noisy marsh frog chorus

     
  • The Delights of Dung

    19 May 2021

    The Delights of Dung

    For an insect, dung is a good thing to get into!

     
  • Encouraging signs for Sussex Kelp

    18 May 2021

    Encouraging signs for Sussex Kelp

    Dr Raymond Ward is a principal lecturer in coastal environments at the University of Brighton and an avid diver. In a guest blog, Ray tells us of some encouraging signs that kelp is already starting to bounce back in our waters.

     
  • Wildflower photographer Kathryn Martin

    17 May 2021

    Wildflower photographer Kathryn Martin

    Photographer Kathryn Martin cares about the environment and began a project to identify and photograph wildflowers on a regular walk near her home in Southease, which are part of a series which form an exhibition. Some of the sales of these will support the work of Sussex Wildlife Trust.

     
  • The 2020 Odonata in Sussex Challenge

    13 May 2021

    The 2020 Odonata in Sussex Challenge

    For many years I have been meaning to take more interest in Dragonflies and Damselflies, and the summer and autumn of 2020 provided the perfect opportunity.

     
  • Awakenings

    12 May 2021

    Awakenings

    Our 60th anniversary creative writing anthology, ‘Awakenings’ has been published online. Thank you for all of your submissions.

     
  • TV wildlife champions back UK’s biggest nature challenge – 30 Days Wild

    11 May 2021

    TV wildlife champions back UK’s biggest nature challenge – 30 Days Wild

    Wildlife adventurer Steve Backshall, zoologist presenter Liz Bonnin, and TV GP Dr Amir Khan, back the UK’s favourite nature challenge – 30 Days Wild – in June