Heath Lobelia – Safeguarding special species

Heath Lobelia – Safeguarding special species

The Heath Lobelia, Lobelia urens, an incredibly rare wildflower, was actually first discovered growing in the UK, here in this area in the 1770s. It was discovered by William Newbery, a herbalist from Heathstock. Belonging to the Campanulaceae family, the Heath...
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

In accordance with Government guidance the East Devon AONB team are continuing to work remotely and will not be available on our usual office number. If you would like to contact us please email the relevant team member directly or info@eastdevonaonb.org.uk and we...
Connecting with nature during isolation

Connecting with nature during isolation

As part of their Culture + Climate programme 2020, THG (Thelma Hulbert Gallery) has teamed up with East Devon AONB to share NATURE SHORTS: an online series showcasing art practices to inspire, build creativity and deepen our connection with nature. With much of the...
Covid-19

Covid-19

In accordance with Government guidance the East Devon AONB team are working remotely and will not be available on our usual office number. If you would like to contact us please email the relevant team member directly or info@eastdevonaonb.org.uk and we will respond...
Capturing carbon on East Devon farms

Capturing carbon on East Devon farms

As our East Devon Farmers Group continues to grow, increasing from its original 55 to 69 members, the interest amongst East Devon farmers for understanding and contributing to conservation practices is clear. Our recent ‘Carbon Event’ had the largest turnout for a...
Funding sustainable communities in the AONB

Funding sustainable communities in the AONB

The East Devon AONB Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) aims to help and encourage local projects, big and small, that will explore and develop ideas that bring social, environmental and economic benefits to our AONB communities. With a total contribution value in...