We are the AONB Partnership
East Devon AONB Partnership
The principal aims of the Partnership are to:
- Promote the AONB and the Management Strategy to all the constituent organisations and others
- Co-ordinate work towards a vision for the AONB via the implementation of the Management
- Review and monitor progress of the Strategy and its objectives
- Consider, debate and recommend courses of action on the main issues relating to the AONB
- Accommodate new requirements due to changes in AONB legislation
The composition of the Partnership is representative of land-owning, environmental and community interests in the AONB. (For more details use the links to the right).The Partnership holds 2 business meetings a year and a summer seminar/site visit at locations across the AONB as well as an Annual Meeting.
Chairman of the AONB Partnership
2015-17 Graham Godbeer (East Devon District Council)
2011-15 John Wilding (Clinton Devon Estates)
2009-11 Donald Campbell (Axe Vale and District Conservation Society)
2007-09 Mike Ellingham (National Farmers Union)
2005-07 Margaret Rogers (Devon County Council)
2003-05 Tony Reed (East Devon District Council)
An Annual Review is produced each year outlining the work of AONB Team/Partnership and others in delivering the AONB Management Strategy. See here for the 2016 Annual Review or click through the on-line ISSUU version below.
2017 Meeting schedule
April 19 2017 - Business meeting Kennaway House
11 July 2017 - Field meeting (topic / venue tbc)
27 September 2017 - Annual Meeting and Awards (venue tbc)
April 13 - Business meeting - Kennaway HouseJuly 13 - Field meeting - Trees and disease - Clinton Devon Estates - invitation only. Presentations from this meeting are below:
- Squirrels - Friend or Foe? (7.4mb) - Charles Dutton - Pryor and Rickett Silviculture,
- Deer Management (597kb)- John Wilding, CDE,
- Chalara ash dieback, and other tree pests and diseases(10mb) - Mick Biddle - Forestry Commission
- Implications for the public estate(2mb) - David Colman - EDDC
For further details on taking action on ash, see the LIving Ash Project and do your bit.
September 28 - Annual Forum - Seaton Jurassic (evening meeting) - public event. Event now full booked. Details of event are HERE
November 16 - Business meeting - Kennaway House
(Details of meetings and minutes are available on request).