Archive of: Gatwick Greenspace

  • Waxwing Lyrical

    Waxwing Lyrical

    If someone said to you that Crawley was a winter wildlife watching hotspot, you might be forgiven for raising an eyebrow or two, but this recent cold spell has turned up some interesting birdlife.

  • Worth Park Dawn Chorus

    Worth Park Dawn Chorus

    ​Tom Howard-Jones attended on Worth Park Dawn Chorus (29/4/2016) and kindly wrote this report on the event

  • Bat boxes along the River Mole

    Bat boxes along the River Mole

    Thanks to funding from the Biffa Award Scheme, we have recently installed 24 new bat boxes along a section of the River Mole

  • What does autumn sound like?

    What does autumn sound like?

    I confess to being more of a wildlife listener than a watcher – more often than not my ears guide me to seeing things.

  • Home to roost

    Home to roost

    Sussex Wildlife Trust has been given a Biffa Award of £1,026 to put up bat boxes in a woodland by the River Mole near Gatwick Airport.

  • Young Wildlife Scientists Project

    Young Wildlife Scientists Project

    A successful bid to the Gatwick Airport Community Trust for some essential kit we are kicking off a Young Wildlife Citizen Scientists project in the Gatwick Greenspace area to help children & young people learn about, identify & record wildlife.

  • Invasive Species Week 2015

    Invasive Species Week 2015

    Invasive species out-compete, predate on and displace native plants and animals, can cause damage to infrastructure and buildings and can increase the risk of flooding, costing millions of pounds worth of damage each year.

  • My Work Experience Week

    My Work Experience Week

    Samuel and Harvey joined the Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Gatwick Greenspace project for a week of work experience. They worked hard on practical tasks, with Nature Tots and Youth Rangers. Find out how they got on in their own words.

  • June Wildlife Sightings

    June Wildlife Sightings

    Warm weather in June brought out the dragonflies and hummingbird hawkmoths. Wildlife sightings in June 2015 from the Gatwick Greenspace Partnership

  • 'Wild Woodies' Summer Holiday Clubs

    'Wild Woodies' Summer Holiday Clubs

    Sussex Wildlife Trust is leading fun-packed outdoor activity days for children across the county throughout the summer holidays in Henfield, Brighton, Crawley, Seaford and Rye.