Archive of: Burton Pond
23 May 2022
A fascinating guided walk around the varied habitats of Burton and Chingford Ponds led by Reserves Ecologist Glenn Norris
28 May 2021
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.
21 April 2021
Three Exmoor Ponies will be grazing Welch’s Common at Burton and Chingford Ponds from mid-April 2021 for 4-6 weeks.
02 March 2021
Work will be carried out from mid-February until late March 2021 and will entail some tree and scrub clearance along the fence line.
21 November 2020
Work will be carried out from mid-November until late December. and will entail some tree and scrub clearance along the fence line.
04 September 2020
An update to the habitat restorations works at Burton Ponds
03 September 2020
Sussex Wildlife Trust manages a lot of heathland within Sussex and each has its own characteristics.
01 September 2020
Have you ever babysat a sand lizard? Secrets of the Heath returns for 2020 with sizzling line-up of free family fun
06 January 2020
Ducks can be split into two broad groups: dabblers and divers. As the name suggests, diving ducks feed mainly by diving underwater, using their strong feet (and sometimes their wings) to swim. Dabbling ducks, however, feed predominantly at the surface, sometimes even grazing on land. Many dabblers can often be seen upending, with their heads underwater and their bums in the air.
11 October 2019
Important habitat restoration work at Burton Pond will benefit rare wildlife including Redstart, Cranberry and Field Cricket
10 January 2018
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…
26 January 2017
Here are the Sussex Wildlife Trust’s top ten most well-recorded nature reserves with a few facts and figures and some charismatic species