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The Beacon at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

The Beacon at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Those of you who have been visiting Rye Harbour Nature Reserve will ​have noticed a large yellow structure being erected – here’s a bit more about it.

 
We speak to Sir Peter Field, Lord-Lieutenant of East Sussex

We speak to Sir Peter Field, Lord-Lieutenant of East Sussex

Find out more about the Lord-Lieutenant Sir Peter Field’s visit to Rye Harbour Nature reserve and Discovery Centre

 
Meet our staff: Hannah Miles - Discovery Centre Assistant Manager

Meet our staff: Hannah Miles - Discovery Centre Assistant Manager

We speak to new Assistant Manager Hannah Miles at Rye Harbour Discovery Centre about how it’s all going in the new visitor centre

 
Return of the Sussex Emerald

Return of the Sussex Emerald

The Sussex Emerald (Thalera fimbrialis) moth is a very rare beast in the UK, with breeding traditionally restricted to the disturbed shingle habitats at Dungeness in Kent

 
May 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife

May 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife

Last August we found a Swallowtail butterfly at Watch Cottage and it laid eggs on Fennel in a garden next to the nature reserve.

 
Swallowtail Diary

Swallowtail Diary

This is the ongoing account of the Swallowtail butterfly at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve in 2020.

 
Rye Harbour Discovery Centre opening update

Rye Harbour Discovery Centre opening update

​Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited number of visitors will be allowed access to the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre when it opens its doors on Monday May 24th

 
The Delights of Dung

The Delights of Dung

For an insect, dung is a good thing to get into!

 
The 2020 Odonata in Sussex Challenge

The 2020 Odonata in Sussex Challenge

For many years I have been meaning to take more interest in Dragonflies and Damselflies, and the summer and autumn of 2020 provided the perfect opportunity.

 
A cold, dry April meant fewer moths

A cold, dry April meant fewer moths

A good indication of the poor spring for invertebrates comes from the moth trapping carried out locally near Rye.

 

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