Archive of: Nature Reserves 2

  • A Remedy for the Winter Blues

    A Remedy for the Winter Blues

    I spent a very rewarding couple of hours with trust ecologist Graeme Lyons and visiting naturalist Ryan Clarke last weekend looking for invertebrates on the Beach Reserve.

  • Welcoming our first wheelchair user to the Discovery Centre

    Welcoming our first wheelchair user to the Discovery Centre

    ‘I am so pleased to see that this new Discovery Centre not only enjoys picture window views over the ever-changing scenery of Rye Harbour, but its planners have been kind enough to make it fully accessible. For wheelchair users like me, and for families with prams, this makes a huge difference. Thank you!’

  • One Man and his Dog

    One Man and his Dog

    The Land Management Team at Sussex Wildlife Trust has been pleased to welcome a number of new faces in recent months, some more furry than others! New Grazing Manager Tom Parry brings Border Collie Reg to work with him each day as the young dog starts his training to become a fully-fledged sheepdog working with the Trust’s flock of 500 Herdwick and Hebridean sheep.

  • Ivy League

    Ivy League

    At this time of the year when relatively few plants are still in flower, Ivy is an excellent late season nectar source for many insects.

  • Britain's Heaviest Spider

    Britain's Heaviest Spider

    The Four-spotted Orbweaver Araneus quadratus is Britain’s heaviest spider, coming in at a whopping 2.5 grams.

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