Strandliners will make sure you’ll never see the beach the same way again –

‘Our surveys enable us to gauge the health of the ocean from what washes up.’ Andy Dinsdale has lived in Fairlight all his life. He’s been a juggler, worked for an engineering firm and has covered temporary posts at Sussex Wildlife Trust as a Learning and Engagement Officer. He’s been leading riverbank and beach cleans […]

Walkers will better understand the function of the 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? They are naturally low lying or water-fed areas of land which help store and filter huge amounts of water. In doing so, they enable wildlife to […]

Discovery Centre tours show-off project’s progress

Sussex Wildlife Trust welcomed two groups for ‘hard hat’ tours of the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre build, expertly led by Baxall Construction last week.. Everyone donned hard hats and high vis vests, then Sussex Wildlife Trust Chief Executive Officer, Tor Lawrence, welcomed each group, which comprised members of the Discovery Centre Appeal Board, Friends of […]

‘Fantastic heritage’ receives huge cash boost from the National Lottery

Sussex Wildlife Trust has received a grant of over half a million pounds from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for its Discover Rye Harbour project which will transform the way visitors engage with the natural and cultural heritage of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. Made possible by National Lottery players, the grant of £588,100 over 39 […]