• Celebrate nightingales with special events in Sussex

    Nightingales; "What they lack in appearance, they make up for in song" said Sir David Attenborough; and as usual he was not wrong.

    These small birds have an astonishingly rich repertoire, and are able to produce over 1000 different sounds, compared with just 340 by skylarks and about 100 by blackbirds. This is because the part of the brain responsible for creating sound is bigger in nightingales than in most…

    • 31 Mar 2017
  • Bringing our rarest species back from the brink

    In one of the most ambitious conservation projects ever undertaken, 20 UK species facing extinction will be brought Back from the Brink thanks to £4.6 million from the National Lottery.Field cricket released at Farnham Heath (by Jane Sears)

    Back from the Brink aims to save our most rare and elusive species, including the shrill carder bee, chequered skipper butterfly, ladybird spider and northern dune tiger beetle from extinction.

    The habitat conservation work involved…

    • 31 Mar 2017
  • Bake for Nature

     

    Saving nature one cake at a time

    Now that Easter is almost here it really is time to celebrate the beauty of nature reborn after the winter wonderland is over - and what better way to do this than in edible form?

    This April why not unleash your inner star baker and do your bit for nature by making something delicious for friends, family or colleagues. We’re launching a new campaign to help raise money to protect wildlife…

    • 28 Mar 2017