Welcome to theSussex Biodiversity PartnershipWebsite

This website is the gateway to biodiversity information in Sussex. Have a look around for:

  • Information about the Sussex Biodiversity Action Plan
  • Information about ongoing biodiversity projects
  • Biodiversity news from around the region and the UK
  • Links to organisations working for nature conservation in Sussex

The website will be regularly updated so be sure to come back soon.

Recent News

26 October 2011

A prickly Armageddon?

Michael Blencowe, Community Wildlife Officer at Sussex Wildlife Trust is calling for people to take part in a spiky, snuffling survey.

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12 October 2011

A healthy natural environment for Chailey Heritage

Sussex Community NHS Trust has started work at Chailey Heritage in East Sussex, aiming to restore the Westfield area of the site back to a natural heathland habitat.

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07 June 2011

Natural Environment White Paper Published

England’s natural environment will be better protected, restored and improved under ambitious new plans published by Defra today.

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From the Action Plan

Purple Moor Grass and Rush Pastures

Purple Moor Grass Pasture

Purple moor grass and rush pastures occur on poorly drained, usually acidic soils in lowland areas of high rainfall. The plant communities characteristic of these pastures often occur in a mosaic with one another, together with patches of wet heath, dry grassland, swamp and scrub.

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