Michael Blencowe’s Corona Wildlife Diary: Day three

As the world shuts down around us the uplifting role that wildlife plays in our lives becomes more vital than ever. So, for my own sanity, I’m going to keep a daily diary of what I find around my garden.  Why don’y you photograph the wildlife you can see from your window or in your […]

Michael Blencowe’s Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Two

Michael Blencowe Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Senior Learning and Engagement Officer will be writing a daily blog to raise people’s spirits as we go through these difficult days, helping make sure we don’t lose touch with nature and wildlife as spring arrives, even if we are self–isolating. Here’s day two of his blog… As the world shuts down around […]

In your garden – Corona Wildlife Diary: Day One

Michael Blencowe Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Senior Learning and Engagement Officer will be writing a daily blog to raise people’s spirits as we go through these difficult days, helping make sure we don’t lose touch with nature and wildlife as spring arrives, even if we are self–isolating. Here’s day one of the blog… As the world shuts […]

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 […]

‘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 […]