Archive of: Gatwick Greenspace

  • Gatwick Goes Wild

    Gatwick Goes Wild

    Every year during May half term Gatwick Goes Wild as the Greenspace Partnership hosts a week of events to help local people learn about wildlife and find new ways to enjoy their greenspaces.

  • Volunteering - Why do it?

    Volunteering - Why do it?

    To celebrate Volunteer Week, Julian Thompson, shares what it is like to volunteer for the Sussex Wildlife Trust.

  • That looks like fun!

    That looks like fun!

    Find out what it is like to be a volunteer with the Gatwick Greenspace Partnership

  • 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.