Archive of: Glenn Norris

  • You've been framed

    You've been framed

    February is largely a calendar-planning and report-writing month for ecologists, luckily Glenn had a distraction in the form of a camouflaged green box.

  • How many species?

    How many species?

    At this time of year most plants and bugs aren’t out and about yet so Ecologist Glenn Norris uses this time to check what everybody has been seeing on our reserves

  • Ancient Woodland

    Ancient Woodland

    Sussex has large areas of ancient woodland i.e. woodland that has existed since at least 1600 CE, with some pre-existing this arbitrary benchmark. Sussex Wildlife Trust is lucky enough to manage a small part of this

  • Heathland Dragonflies at Stedham and Iping Commons

    Heathland Dragonflies at Stedham and Iping Commons

    As part of the Heathland Sculpture Trail that connects the heathlands within the South Downs National Park, a sculpture dedicated to the specialist heathland dragonflies has been erected at Stedham Common.

  • Bee Wolf

    Bee Wolf

    Last week Glenn Norris spent 15 minutes watching one of the coolest insects of the year the Bee Wolf.

  • Sussex Heathlands

    Sussex Heathlands

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

  • Going Bats in Sussex

    Going Bats in Sussex

    Reserves Ecologist Glenn Norris tells us about the bats of Sussex and where they can be found.

  • Orchids in Sussex

    Orchids in Sussex

    Every year, Glenn goes out to look for and count orchids.

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