What we do

Sussex Wildlife Trust has over 36,000 members who are helping us to protect the rich natural heritage of East and West Sussex, and Brighton and Hove.

We exist so that future generations can experience the joy and well-being that comes from connecting with nature in Sussex. We are for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex.

Follow the links below to find out more about who we are and what we do.

In this section

Environmental Education

We deliver environmental education at centres across Sussex and Forest School, Wild Beach and Nature Tots programmes.

Current issues

We're campaigning to safeguard nature in Sussex and stand up for wildlife.

Community Projects

We are working in local communities across Sussex to help re-connect people with nature

The campaign for a Wilder Sussex starts here

We all need nature It’s time to give it the space it needs to be part of all our lives

Living Seas

We work to protect and promote the rich marine wildlife found on our coasts and in our seas

Land Management

Our nature reserves are rich and diverse places are managed by staff from the Sussex Wildlife Trust with the support of its many volunteers.

Partnership Work

Sussex Wildlife Trust works in partnership with a multitude of individuals, groups and partner organisations. Working together helps us to achieve more, at greater scales, across larger landscape areas.

Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre

The Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre collects, manages and disseminates wildlife data, providing an information service for the whole of Sussex