Archive of: Malling Down

  • Antisocial behaviour on nature reserves - how you can help

    10 March 2021

    Antisocial behaviour on nature reserves - how you can help

    As the country begins to look forward to a time when we emerge from lockdown, we would like to draw your attention to ongoing issues we are aware of affecting some our nature reserves.

     
  • Orchids in Sussex

    28 June 2020

    Orchids in Sussex

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

     
  • Be tick aware

    11 May 2020

    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.

     
  • Chalk Grassland

    06 July 2019

    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

    23 July 2018

    App explorers

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

     
  • Nature Reserves in the Snow

    28 February 2018

    Nature Reserves in the Snow

    Sussex Wildlife Trust nature reserves in the snow.

     
  • Top Ten Sussex Wildlife Trust nature reserves

    26 January 2017

    Top Ten Sussex Wildlife Trust nature reserves

    Here are the Sussex Wildlife Trust’s top ten most well-recorded nature reserves with a few facts and figures and some charismatic species

     
  • VIDEO: Dog attacks on Sussex Wildlife Trust nature reserve

    23 January 2017

    VIDEO: Dog attacks on Sussex Wildlife Trust nature reserve

    The Trust’s Head of Land Management talks about recent dog attacks and the role of conservation grazing in this short film.

     
  • Dogs kill sheep on nature reserve

    12 January 2017

    Dogs kill sheep on nature reserve

    Five sheep were killed in dog attacks overnight at our Malling Down nature reserve near Lewes.

     
  • Saturday Hit Squad at Malling Down

    14 September 2016

    Saturday Hit Squad at Malling Down

    Volunteers from the Saturday Hit Squad have been working hard on the South Downs

     
  • 17 August 2016

    Silver-spotted (but going for Gold)

    Silver-spotted skipper butterflies are now flying on our Malling Down reserve

     
  • Natura 2000 - the European network for nature

    27 April 2016

    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.