What we do

What do we do?

  • We manage over 30 nature reserves across Sussex that people can explore and enjoy
  • We act to protect the wildlife and the natural environment across Sussex
  • We create opportunities for people of all ages to learn about nature and connect with it
  • We inspire people through our events, publications and courses to care for nature
  • We conduct research that supports the conservation of nature in Sussex
  • We engage with policy makers and other organisations to encourage positive change.

The Sussex Wildlife Trust in numbers

  • Over 37,000 people are members of the Sussex Wildlife Trust - you can join this passionate movement here
  • Over 4,800 children are members of Wildlife Watch, our junior branch
  • Over 500 dedicated volunteers work 6,500 days a year for the Trust - you can get involved here
  • Over 5000 acres of land are managed for nature - you can find information about visiting these reserves here
  • Over 10,000 children visit our environmental education centres every year - we're inspiring the next generation
  • Over 5,000 people get closer to nature by attending our wildlife events and courses each year - book on an event here
  • Over 11 million local wildlife records are held by the Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre