Archive of: Glenn Norris

  • Nightingales on our reserves

    09 May 2022

    Nightingales on our reserves

    Ecologist Glenn Norris loses sleep over Nightingales on our reserves

     
  • Nightingales, grumpy wood mice and money spiders

    06 May 2021

    Nightingales, grumpy wood mice and money spiders

    Glenn Norris tells us what he’s been seeing and hearing on the reserves recently

     
  • You've been framed

    08 March 2021

    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.

     
  • A Guide to Dating (if you were a Leopard Slug)

    13 February 2021

    A Guide to Dating (if you were a Leopard Slug)

    Glenn Norris takes a wry look at the fascinating “romantic but disgusting” courtship rituals of the Leopard Slug

     
  • How many species?

    30 January 2021

    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

     
  • Breathing in ancient woodland

    18 November 2020

    Breathing in ancient woodland

    Glenn Norris takes a reflective breather amongst the ancient woodland of Ebernoe Common

     
  • Heathland Dragonflies at Stedham and Iping Commons

    29 September 2020

    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

    05 September 2020

    Bee Wolf

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

     
  • Sussex Heathlands

    03 September 2020

    Sussex Heathlands

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

     
  • Going Bats in Sussex

    23 July 2020

    Going Bats in Sussex

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

     
  • Orchids in Sussex

    28 June 2020

    Orchids in Sussex

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

     
  • A Good Newts Story

    25 March 2020

    A Good Newts Story

    Glenn Norris on the hunt for the Great Crested Newt