Archive of: Burton Pond

  • Field Crickets at Burton and Chingford Ponds nature reserve

    23 May 2022

    Field Crickets at Burton and Chingford Ponds nature reserve

    A fascinating guided walk around the varied habitats of Burton and Chingford Ponds led by Reserves Ecologist Glenn Norris

     
  • How to bowl a maiden over

    28 May 2021

    How to bowl a maiden over

    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.

     
  • Ponies at Burton Pond

    21 April 2021

    Ponies at Burton Pond

    ​Three Exmoor Ponies will be grazing Welch’s Common at Burton and Chingford Ponds from mid-April 2021 for 4-6 weeks.

     
  • Burton Pond Fencing: March 2021 update

    02 March 2021

    Burton Pond Fencing: March 2021 update

    Work will be carried out from mid-February until late March 2021 and will entail some tree and scrub clearance along the fence line.

     
  • Burton Pond fencing

    21 November 2020

    Burton Pond fencing

    Work will be carried out from mid-November until late December. and will entail some tree and scrub clearance along the fence line.

     
  • Habitat restoration at Burton Ponds - update

    04 September 2020

    Habitat restoration at Burton Ponds - update

    An update to the habitat restorations works at Burton Ponds

     
  • Sussex Heathlands

    03 September 2020

    Sussex Heathlands

    Sussex Wildlife Trust manages a lot of heathland within Sussex and each has its own characteristics.

     
  • Secrets of the Heath - free family fun

    01 September 2020

    Secrets of the Heath - free family fun

    Have you ever babysat a sand lizard? Secrets of the Heath returns for 2020 with sizzling line-up of free family fun

     
  • Dip into the world of dabbling ducks

    06 January 2020

    Dip into the world of dabbling ducks

    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.

     
  • Habitat restoration at Burton and Chingford Ponds Local Nature Reserve

    11 October 2019

    Habitat restoration at Burton and Chingford Ponds Local Nature Reserve

    Important habitat restoration work at Burton Pond will benefit rare wildlife including Redstart, Cranberry and Field Cricket

     
  • The Burton Mistletoe Crisis

    10 January 2018

    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…

     
  • Top Ten Sussex Wildlife Trust nature reserves

    26 January 2017

    Top Ten Sussex Wildlife Trust nature reserves

    Here are the Sussex Wildlife Trust’s top ten most well-recorded nature reserves with a few facts and figures and some charismatic species