Archive of: Wildlife Advice

  • Helping Hedgehogs

    Helping Hedgehogs

    It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week and these much-loved prickly characters need our help. No longer a common sight, hedgehogs numbers have dropped by a third in the last ten years alone. Changes to both urban and rural landscapes have made life much tougher for them but thankfully our gardens are proving to be a real stronghold.

  • Remember, remember...

    Remember, remember...

    As bonfire season approaches, please remember to check for wildlife.

  • Prickly Heat!

    Prickly Heat!

    About this time each year Roger Musselle and his wife Fleur who run Roger’s Wildlife Rescue at Woodingdean get calls from concerned members of the public who find hedgehogs with burns or other injuries or just small and underweight and not in a fit state to survive hibernation.

  • 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…

  • Build a bottle bird feeder

    Author Richard CobdenDigital Media OfficerAs you know, here at the Sussex Wildlife Trust we are always keen to recycle and help wildlife in our gardens, so I was excited to see this brilliantly simple idea for upcycling empty plastic bottles as bird feeders.
  • Here is a Guest Blog from Broadwater-based Hedgehog Street Champion, Catherine Amey hedgehog / Alan Baldry, Hedgehog StreetWe know that hedgehog populations are in decline. The reasons are complex and research is ongoing
  • 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
  • What to do if you find a young bird out of the nest

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