Archive of: Malling Down

  • 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.

  • Badger Vaccination in Sussex

    Badger Vaccination in Sussex

    Sussex Wildlife Trust - in partnership with the volunteer led Sussex Badger Vaccination Group - begun a five year programme of badger vaccinations at both our Malling Down and Southerham nature reserves.

  • The Phantom of the Diptera

    The Phantom of the Diptera

    The phantom hoverfly is genuinely rare and difficult to find and is quite a convincing wasp mimic, even moving like a wasp.