Archive of: Barry Yates

  • Welcoming our first wheelchair user to the Discovery Centre

    Welcoming our first wheelchair user to the Discovery Centre

    ‘I am so pleased to see that this new Discovery Centre not only enjoys picture window views over the ever-changing scenery of Rye Harbour, but its planners have been kind enough to make it fully accessible. For wheelchair users like me, and for families with prams, this makes a huge difference. Thank you!’

  • The Reed Dagger

    The Reed Dagger

    a rare Sussex wetland moth, the Reed Dagger,

  • Rye Harbour Quilt 2020

    Rye Harbour Quilt 2020

    A fabulous hand crafted quilt depicting wildlife and local landmarks of Rye Harbour has been created to celebrate 50 years of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve in 2020 and to raise funds for the Discovery Centre.

  • Waders at Rye Harbour and beyond

    Waders at Rye Harbour and beyond

    Waders are such special birds and their evocative calls can take us back to the wild places where we first heard them…

  • Enough fish in the sea?

    Enough fish in the sea?

    The breeding terns in Rye Bay have been struggling to maintain their breeding populations, and it’s seems to be getting worse.

  • 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.

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