News

  • Behind the Lens with John Lauper

    08 February 2024

    Behind the Lens with John Lauper

    John Lauper is a regular contributor to our Nature Table, with a terrific range of wildlife photographs. We caught up with him to find out more

     
  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife Sightings: January 2024

    06 February 2024

    Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife Sightings: January 2024

    Site Manager, Paul Tinsley-Marshall, gives a round-up of January’s wildlife highlights from Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

     
  • The sneaky behaviours of Nomada or cuckoo bees

    06 February 2024

    The sneaky behaviours of Nomada or cuckoo bees

    A kind of bee that’s a deceitful parasite? Yes there is one. Meet the cuckoo bee. A clever kleptoparasite (thief!), where deception is the name of the game - their parasitic behaviour a testament to nature’s endless creativity

     
  • Nursehound eggcase

    06 February 2024

    Nursehound eggcase

    During a citizen science training event on Rottingdean Beach, Wild Coast Sussex Project Officer Sophie Atkinson discovered a rare find for Sussex beaches, a Nursehound eggcase

     
  • Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2024

    01 February 2024

    Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2024

    For World Wetlands Day 2024, we’re celebrating the amazing wetlands of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. Volunteer, David Bentley, tells us about his favourite spot.

     
  • Mice to meet you!

    31 January 2024

    Mice to meet you!

    Mammal expert Stuart Edmunds introduces the four species of mice you can see in the UK.

     
  • Are you a Gladiator?

    30 January 2024

    Are you a Gladiator?

    The concept of Gladiators plays on our competitive human nature. In the animal world, competition is rife, however most animals aren’t in it for the glory – they usually compete for limited resources such as shelters, food and mates

     
  • What are wetlands?

    28 January 2024

    What are wetlands?

    Wetlands are enormously important. They help provide clean water, flood protection, provide food, capture carbon, promote biodiversity and provide an environment for quiet relaxation. So what exactly are wetlands?

     
  • The Traitors

    26 January 2024

    The Traitors

    Treachery is a strategy well used by humans to get what they want, but we by no means invented it. Andy Fry looks at treacherous survival strategies in nature.

     

Around Sussex

  • Eastbourne Local Group autumn events

    28 November 2023

    Eastbourne Local Group autumn events

    David Beer of the Eastbourne Group tells us about the autumn events programme and a lovely walk at Cuckmere Haven

     
  • Public Event 10 Nov 7pm

    19 September 2023

    Public Event 10 Nov 7pm

    Aspirations from the Wilder Horsham District and our SWT Regional Group with 4 projects to help nature restoration at a local level in the Arun Valley. Read Blog article in SWT News 06 Dec 2023.

     
  • Minibus trip to Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    05 August 2023

    Minibus trip to Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    Sunday 17th September: Join us on a whole day minibus outing to the Sussex Wildlife Trust flagship visitor attraction at the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre. We have planned a guided tour around this coastal nature reserve and plenty of time to enjoy the cafe with its glorious views too. Convenient pick-up points from Pulborough & Storrington. Only a few seats available at £28.50pp. Click in to get the booking details for SWT members only.