Archive of: Barry Yates

  • April 2019 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    April 2019 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    ​This is the month of amazing changes in the natural world with birds arriving / leaving / migrating and many insects and flowers appearing. We enjoyed some exceptionally warm weather, a few April showers and lots of lovely wildlife.

  • A Precarious Lifestyle

    A Precarious Lifestyle

    Babington’s Orache is a low growing plant that has a precarious lifestyle, growing in the mobile shingle below the line of the winter storms

  • The Showman at Camber Castle

    The Showman at Camber Castle

    This was one of the events to raise awareness and funds for the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre Appeal - it raised just over £2,000.

  • Old Photos

    Old Photos

    Old photographs of the Sussex countryside can sometimes tell a good story. This one from 1947…

  • Natural Velcro

    Natural Velcro

    Lesser Burdock is a tall plant of the daisy family that has flowers with hooks or burrs.

  • Wild and Domesticated Carrots

    Wild and Domesticated Carrots

    Wild Carrot (Daucus carota) has become a common flower of the grassland and some shingle areas of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

  • Let the train take the strain

    Let the train take the strain

    … was the 1988 slogan to encourage people to use trains, and 30 years later there is an even greater need to encourage the use of public transport.

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