Archive of: February, 2019

  • Nature Tots Resume!

    Nature Tots Resume!

    Learning and Engagement Officer Lucy Bowyer talks to us about Nature Tots

  • Vote for the Discovery Centre with Waitrose Green Tokens

    Vote for the Discovery Centre with Waitrose Green Tokens

    Sussex Wildlife Trust is delighted that 21 Waitrose & Partners branches across Kent and Sussex are getting behind our new Rye Harbour Discovery Centre with their Community Matters green token scheme. They decided to support the Discovery Centre after a team of Waitrose senior staff, led by Crowborough manager Matthew Street, spent a day volunteering at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve with Reserve Manager Dr Barry Yates

  • 'Buy-a-Bird' Campaign passes 50

    'Buy-a-Bird' Campaign passes 50

    The Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Discovery Centre Appeal has just passed the fifty mark for those participating in our Golden Plover Appeal.

  • Behind the Lens with Mali Halls

    Behind the Lens with Mali Halls

    Mali Halls tells us about how he developed his love of wildlife photography in the Rye Harbour, Pett, Dungeness and Hastings area.

  • Visitor Survey CLOSED for the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Discovery Centre

    Visitor Survey CLOSED for the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Discovery Centre

    Thank you everyone who completed our survey. A fantastic and hugely helpful response. The survey has now closed. We're planning some big changes, which will include a new Discovery Centre, providing a year-round programme of exhibitions, activities, events, education, and more. It will transform how people engage with the
  • Sweet chestnut for Discovery Centre helps Lover's Knot Thrive in East Sussex

    Sweet chestnut for Discovery Centre helps Lover's Knot Thrive in East Sussex

    We’re delighted to report that we now have the timber for the cladding of the new Discovery Centre. It’s sweet chestnut, sourced from managed, coppiced woodlands near Hastings. Maplehurst Wood is the only site in East Sussex where herb-paris Paris quadrifolia, or ‘true-lover’s knot’ grows. This is a flowering plant which has been in decline. Coppicing will help its recovery, because of the increase in light.