Archive of: May, 2021

  • Swallowtail Diary

    Swallowtail Diary

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

  • How to bowl a maiden over

    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

    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

    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

  • Encouraging signs for Sussex Kelp

    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

    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

    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.

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