Natural Devon – The Local Nature Partnership

Devon’s natural environment is not only beautiful it is our greatest asset and something none of us should take for granted. It provides us with food, fuel, pollination, flood control, great recreational and business opportunities and even a natural health service. It underpins life in Devon.

Natural Devon brings together all those interested in protecting and enhancing our environment for the benefit of people, wildlife and businesses. Please get involved.

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Planning White Paper consultation:  The Government is proposing a new streamlined planning framework.  Proposals include Local Plans giving outline permission, more reliance on existing data and greater community involvement – see our response to the Planning for the Future White Paper.

 

 

Person on a Tor looking at the Milky Way

Devon Dark Skies Week 23rd – 30th of October.

Dark skies week may be over but you can still watch back the webinars and continue to embrace dark skies through our activities. Find out more on the Dark Skies page.

And complete our Dark Skies Challenges and send a photo of your completed sheet by 23rd November to win a trip to an observatory, stargazing books or FSC field guides.

Dr James

Thank you and Farewell

Read the outgoing Chair, Dr James Szymankiewicz’s final thank you letter after he steps down from leading natural Devon after over two years of brilliant work.

Webinars

Devon Maritime Forum & Devon Local Nature Partnership Summer Webinars.

Watch the Woodland Trust’s trio of tree themed talks.

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To join the Devon LNP Forum (and receive newsletters, invitations to conferences and other events) please subscribe on the newsletter platform. Note that you can also unsubscribe using this link.

Devon guidance / environmental information:

Find out more about wildlife reserves and great places to walk, cycle and explore across Devon on the Explore Devon website.

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