Conservation and wildlife

South Downs National Park Authority

The National Park stretches from Winchester to Eastbourne and includes the East Sussex town of Lewes.

Volunteer in the countryside

Opportunities include volunteering at the Seven Sisters County Park, as a tree warden or part of a rights of way group.

Dutch Elm Disease

Information about Dutch elm disease and its spread and control, including the East Sussex Control Zone.

Wildlife habitats in East Sussex

The variety of wildlife habitats in the county, from woodland and heath to sand dunes and shingle.

Coastal and marine biodiversity

Our Marine Sites of Nature Conservation Importance and Voluntary Marine Conservation Area, and what you can do to protect coastal habitats.

Deer road accidents

Report a dead or injured animal on the roads, plus tips on how to be 'deer aware'.