Archive of: Woods Mill

  • Woods Mill nature reserve closed due to flooding

    20 December 2019

    Woods Mill nature reserve closed due to flooding

    Woods Mill nature reserve is closed Friday 20 December 2019 due to flooding

     
  • Tree Dressing Delight

    12 December 2019

    Tree Dressing Delight

    Families sang Christmas carols around the 300 year old oak tree at Woods Mill nature reserve last weekend

     
  • When trees could speak

    23 September 2019

    When trees could speak

    Fern the Folklorogist is coming to Woods Mill nature reserve, near Henfield in October as part of the Shoreham Wordfest.

     
  • Summer Holiday Clubs 2019

    12 July 2019

    Summer Holiday Clubs 2019

    Sussex Wildlife Trust is leading fun-packed outdoor activity days for children across the county throughout the school holidays.

     
  • Bank voles

    21 June 2019

    Bank voles

    The staff garden at Woods Mill is home to a healthy population of bank voles.

     
  • If you build it, they will come

    12 June 2019

    If you build it, they will come

    Around four years ago, we attempted to rejuvenate one of the fields at Woods Mill​ into something less grass dominated and more meadow-like. A sign that a project like this has become really successful though is when host-specific invertebrates turn up to feed on the their food plants.

     
  • Nightingales

    24 April 2019

    Nightingales

    When it comes to birdsong, the nightingale is a world famous virtuoso with a voice so powerful, melodious and varied that few other species can match it.

     
  • Path renovation work at Woods Mill

    21 January 2019

    Path renovation work at Woods Mill

    Footpath renovation work at Woods Mill nature reserve

     
  • What are the chalkboards at Woods Mill?

    10 January 2019

    What are the chalkboards at Woods Mill?

    We’re delighted that Woods Mill was chosen as one of Horsham District Council’s Year of culture “Hidden Gems”. To celebrate, we’ve put up a number of nature-related quotations around Woods Mill. Do come and have a hunt for them #HDYOC19

     
  • Cetti's Warbler

    14 November 2018

    Cetti's Warbler

    Cetti’s Warbler can be a frustratingly difficult bird to see - always on the move and often close to the ground. The thinning vegetation makes now a great time to try and spot one at Woods Mill.

     
  • A loveliness of ladybirds

    06 October 2018

    A loveliness of ladybirds

    Have you spotted lots of ladybirds recently? Ladybirds tend to gather together at this time of year, looking for cracks and crevices to hibernate.

     
  • Habitat Restoration Project at Woods Mill

    05 October 2018

    Habitat Restoration Project at Woods Mill

    Phase Two of the Habitat Restoration Project Begins at Woods Mill