Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Sussex Wildlife Trust
Woods Mill offices.jpg
Formation 1961
Membership 30,000
Official language English
Chief Executive Tony Whitbread
Website www.sussexwt.org.uk

The Sussex Wildlife Trust is a wildlife trust and a registered charity[1] covering the counties of East Sussex and West Sussex, England.[2] The trust's Chief Executive is Tony Whitbread.[3]

The trust has its headquarters at Woods Mill near Small Dole and has 30,000 members including junior members. The Woods Mill site is itself a nature reserve with a lake, woodland and meadows.

The Trust manages over 3000 acres (12 km²) of downland, woodland, wetland and heath. Their work also includes environmental education, working with land owners, companies and local communities to conserve Sussex. The trust also manages many projects across the county of Sussex including the Sussex Otters and Rivers project.[4]

Reserves[edit]

Woods Mill lake
  • Filsham Reedbed
  • Flatropers Wood
  • Gillham Woods
  • Iping and Stedham Commons
  • Levin Down
  • Malling Down
  • Marline Valley
  • The Mens
  • Old Lodge
  • Pagham Harbour
  • Pevensey Marshes
  • Selwyns Wood
  • Southerham
  • Waltham Brooks
  • West Dean Woods
  • Withdean Woods
  • Woods Mill

Smaller nature reserves[edit]

  • Balcombe Marsh
  • Chailey Warren
  • The Deneway
  • Hundredhouse Copse
  • Leythorne meadow
  • Marehill Quarry

The Wildlife Trust[edit]

Sussex Wildlife Trust is one of 47 local Wildlife Trusts across the whole of the UK, the Isle of Man & Alderney. There are approximately 765,000 members in total.[5]

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