Sussex Wildlife Trust grant

The wildlife trust has been awarded £55,600 by the Lottery Fund to oversee a new project called 'Wild About Worthing'.

£55,000 grant for Worthing wildlife

The county's leading nature conservation organisation has been awarded nearly £56,000 to oversee a new nature project.

Sussex Wildlife Trust have been awarded £55,600 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to oversee 'Wild about Worthing' which is an urban nature project.

The two-year project allows Worthing residents a chance to experience the natural world while encouraging local wildlife to thrive in the specially created environment.

Planned activities include a town-wide gardening competition and a Forest School programme offering outdoor learning to pupils.

Although Worthing is densely populated, it has a huge wildlife potential with the South Downs National Park on one side and the coast on the other. Thanks to HLF's generous funding we can give the local community a chance to learn about all the wonderful wildlife on their doorstep and provide vital urban greenspaces where nature can flourish."

– Pete Crawford, Sussex Wildlife Trust's Head of People and Wildlife

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