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  • Fair Maids of February

    Fair Maids of February

    Snowdrops have been known by many names, including: fair maids of February, Mary’s tapers, Candlemas bells, white ladies, little sister of the snows, snow piercers, dingle-dangle

  • Lovely weather for swans

    Lovely weather for swans

    Berwick’s swans with their distinctive bright yellow bills have travelled from Sibera to Sussex.

  • Hibernation


    Find out why sleeping can be the best strategy to surviving the winter

  • Fill your head with wildlife

    Fill your head with wildlife

    Michael Blencowe introduces our wildlife course programme for 2018, some old favourites return and there are lots of new courses too

  • Goldcrest


    Winter is the most challenging season for our garden birds. How does a bird as tiny as a goldcrest survive?

  • The Burton Mistletoe Crisis

    The Burton Mistletoe Crisis

    Mistletoe has never been recorded on a Sussex Wildlife Trust reserve, but at Burton Pond it is tantalisingly close. However when you are looking for mistletoe you never know what else might turn up…

  • Winter foxes

    Winter foxes

    Winter is the height of the mating season, and foxes are particularly vocal at the moment.

  • Our Working Washland complete

    Our Working Washland complete

    Last week we posted a blog about our working washland near Plumpton. One week on and our working washland is complete.