Archive of: Malling Down

  • Chalk Grassland

    Chalk Grassland

    There are few sights more spectacular than a wildflower meadow in full bloom. Packed with nectar-rich flowers and humming with insect life, these botanical hotspots will soon be looking their best and today, 6 July, marks National Meadows Day - a celebration of our glorious grasslands and the wealth of wildlife they support.

  • App explorers

    App explorers

    A number of routes around Sussex Wildlife Trust nature reserves are now available on the ViewRanger app

  • Be tick aware

    Be tick aware

    Now summer is here it is a good time to brush up on your knowledge of ticks, where they live and what sensible precautions you can take.

  • Natura 2000 - the European network for nature

    Natura 2000 - the European network for nature

    The third of our blog series about the EU Referendum and Sussex Wildlife, looks at ‘Natura 2000’ - the formal term for the European network of protected areas established through the nature directives.