Archive of: Jess Price

  • Snowdrops - a sign of spring

    Snowdrops - a sign of spring

    Snowdrops are often the first sign of spring and a sure indication that milder weather is on its way. If you are out and about in January it’s not too early to see clusters of bright white bell-shaped flowers in woodlands, parks, gardens and churchyards.

  • Eye of newt

    Eye of newt

    At Halloween, Shakespeare’s infamous spell-casting recipe reminds us of a day when our wildlife faced a whole different set of problems; mainly cauldron-based. Nowadays newts’ main worries are habitat loss, finding a mate and avoiding being eaten by a passing grass snake or bird.

  • Into the jaws of death

    Into the jaws of death

    Female wasp spiders can be seen in Sussex hanging in their large orb-shaped web in grassland from April to October?

  • Sky blue bonanza

    Sky blue bonanza

    August is a great time to go looking for the adonis blue - one of Britain’s rarest and most beautiful butterflies.

  • Happy Apple Day

    Happy Apple Day

    Celebrate National Apple Day on October 21st

  • Remember, remember wildlife this 5th of November

    Remember, remember wildlife this 5th of November

    If you are planning a celebration this November, please remember to check your bonfire for wildlife. To a hedgehog or a toad a huge bonfire stack looks like a perfect place to spend the winter…

  • Author Jess PriceConservation OfficerThe Wildlife Trusts and the RSPB are spearheading a coalition calling for a Nature and Wellbeing Act for England, which will put nature at the heart of how our country is run so everyone can enjoy the benefits it provides in our everyday lives. Please
  • Your chance to influence what happens in Sussex

    Make your voice heardAuthor Jess PriceConservation OfficerThe planning system in England exists to ensure that development is in the public interest with positive outcomes for people, the environment and the economy. It follows a plan-led system which

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