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  • Ducklings

    Ducklings

    ​It’s duckling season and while these adorable bundles of fluff can be seen paddling about on ponds across Sussex, they can also turn up in some rather more unusual locations.

  • If you build it, they will come

    If you build it, they will come

    Around four years ago, we attempted to rejuvenate one of the fields at Woods Mill​ into something less grass dominated and more meadow-like. A sign that a project like this has become really successful though is when host-specific invertebrates turn up to feed on the their food plants.

  • 30 Days Wild at The Secret Campsite

    30 Days Wild at The Secret Campsite

    Guest blogger Tim Bullen from The Secret Campsite, shares his 30 Days Wild adventures & looks forward to this year’s Secret Wildlife Festival

  • New wave of protection for the sea announced today

    New wave of protection for the sea announced today

    Today marks a huge landmark in UK marine conservation as 39 (41) new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) are designated in the waters around England – three of which are in our local Sussex Seas!

  • Fox cubs in the garden

    Fox cubs in the garden

    Fox cubs are now old enough to explore and play makes up an important part of their day

  • Stickleback

    Stickleback

    There are many things to fear if you’re a tadpole, but one of the most formidable tadpole predators is the stickleback.

  • A vision for climate and flood resilience

    A vision for climate and flood resilience

    The Environment Agency (EA) launched their draft National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England. It’s a fairly sobering, if upbeat account of how in the face of climate change, it is no longer realistic to manage increasingly intense flooding and sea level rise with limitlessly high flood walls and barriers.

  • European Elections 2019

    European Elections 2019

    ​Whatever your view of the opportunities and threats posed by Brexit we are now in a situation where the UK can take part in the European elections on 23 May. And whatever we may feel about Brexit, there are certainly far bigger issues that must be addressed and maybe these elections could send a message via our elected representatives.

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