Landscape Scale Projects

South Downs Way Ahead
West Weald Landscape Partnership
Arun and Rother Connections
Heathlands Reunited
Arun and Western Streams Catchment Partnership
Adur and Ouse Catchment Partnership
Cuckmere and Pevensey Levels Catchment Partnership
Rother and Romney Catchment Partnership
Sussex Flow Initiative - River Ouse
Gatwick Greenspace
Knepp Rewilding project
Brighton Biosphere

  • South Downs Way Ahead

    Contact: Ayla Forbes Ayla.Forbes@southdowns.gov.uk

    Web: www.southdowns.gov.uk/looking-after/biodiversity/south-downs-way-ahead-nature-improvement-area

    Duration: 3 years

    Funding mechanism: HLF

    The South Downs Way Ahead Project brings together 29 organisations, led by the South Downs National Park Authority, to trail blaze the Government’s new Nature Improvement Area (NIA) scheme to protect wildlife habitats and the environmental, economic and social benefits they bring.

  • West Weald Landscape Partnership

    Contact: Petra Billings Petrabillings@sussexwt.org.uk

    Web: www.westweald.org.uk

    Duration: since 2008

    Funding mechanism: Tubney Charitable Trust, small grants and partnership

    A visionary partnership project that promotes the integrated management of a viable and enhanced landscape in the West Weald for people and nature.

  • Arun and Rother Connections

    Contact: Rachel Carless Rachel.Carless@rspb.org.uk

    Web: arunwesternstreams.org.uk/projects/arc

    Duration: 3 years

    Funding mechanism: HLF

    The ARC project aims are to:

    1. Promote a rich and thriving river system where wildlife flourishes and where people value and enjoy the landscape, natural and cultural heritage
    2. Work with landowners to protect, restore and reconnect wildlife habitats
    3. Improve water quality and eliminate non-native invasive species
    4. Better connect the community to the catchment, through access improvements, engagement opportunities and interpretation of the natural and cultural heritage of the project area.
  • Heathlands Reunited

    Contact: Jonathan Mycock Jonathan.Mycock@southdowns.gov.uk

    Duration: Currently in HLF funded development year

    The Heathlands Reunited project, led by the National Park Authority, aims to create new and improve existing heathland to cover an area greater than 1,200 football pitches. It has development phase funding from HLF with a view to submitting a full application later in 2014.

  • Arun and Western Streams Catchment Partnership

    Contact: Sara Denton sara.denton@environment-agency.gov.uk

    Web: arunwesternstreams.org.uk

    Duration: Ongoing

    Funding mechanism: Ad Hoc

    Working with stakeholders to deliver the catchment based approach across the Arun, Rother and Western Streams catchments. Hosted by the Arun and Rother Rivers Trust with wide ranging partners.

  • Adur and Ouse Catchment Partnership

    Contact: Kate Potter kate.potter@environment-agency.gov.uk

    Web: www.adurandousecatchment.org.uk

    Duration: Ongoing

    Funding mechanism: Ad Hoc

    Working with stakeholders to deliver the catchment based approach across the Adur and Ouse and Teville Stream catchments. Hosted by the Ouse and Adur Rivers Trust with wide ranging partners.

  • Cuckmere and Pevensey Levels Catchment Partnership

    Contact: Rosie Pyper rosie.pyper@environment-agency.gov.uk

    Duration: Ongoing

    Funding mechanism: Ad Hoc

    Working with stakeholders to deliver the catchment based approach across the Cuckmere, Willingdon Levels, Pevensey Levels and Combe Haven sub catchments. Hosted by the Sussex Wildlife trust and the South East Rivers Trust with wide ranging partners.

  • Rother and Romney Catchment Partnership

    Contact: Lucy Breeze Lucy.breeze@environment-agency.gov.uk

    Duration: Ongoing

    Funding mechanism: Ad Hoc

    Working with stakeholders to deliver the catchment based approach across the Romney and Rother. Hosted by the High Weald AONB and Kent Wildlife Trust with wide ranging partners.

  • Sussex Flow Initiative - River Ouse

    Contact: Fran Southgate fransouthgate@sussexwt.org.uk

    Web: www.treesontheriveruck.org.uk

    Duration: funded until 2016

    Funding mechanism: Partnership

    Developed from the successful Trees on the River Uck Pilot, Sussex Wildlife Trust, the Woodland trust and the Environment Agency have come together on a project that hopes to decrease the impacts of flooding in Uckfield and Lewes, by restoring natural river features such as floodplain woodlands.

  • Gatwick Greenspace

    Contact: Kevin Lerwill kevinlerwill@sussexwt.org.uk

    Web:

    Duration: Ongoing

    Funding mechanism: Partnership

    Gatwick Greenspace Partnership is a Living Landscape project that works to benefit people, wildlife and the countryside between Horsham, Crawley, Horley, Reigate and Dorking.

  • Knepp Rewilding project

    Web: www.knepp.co.uk

    Funding mechanism: Ad hoc

  • Brighton Biosphere

    Contact: Rich Howorth

    Duration: Ongoing

    Funding mechanism: ad hoc