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    • 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.

    • Revellers raise funds in Winchelsea at a Burns Night event

      Revellers raise funds in Winchelsea at a Burns Night event

      Sussex Wildlife Trust and the friends of Winchelsea Guy Fawkes Society joined forces at the weekend (Saturday January 26th) to stage a fantastic Burns Night Supper and Ceilidh in aid of the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre Appeal.

    • Business boost for Discovery Centre

      Business boost for Discovery Centre

      Businesses in Rye are getting behind the fundraising for the new Discovery Centre planned for Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

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