A new landscape partnership for the Luppitt valley 

A group of Luppitt farmers and landowners, with the support of Blackdown Hills National Landscape, has been successful in obtaining Defra funding for a new Landscape Recovery project. Gavin [...]

Local Nature Recovery Strategies

Local Nature Recovery Strategies are currently being developed in Devon and Somerset. These will set out local priorities and opportunities for nature recovery and [...]

A fond farewell to John Greenshields  

Here we reflect on John's achievements in the Blackdown Hills, his tireless efforts, and the positive impact he made.

Stockland Turbaries: management for wildlife and people 

A new book has been published which gives an insight into the ecology and biodiversity of the Stockland Turbaries, here in the Blackdown HIlls.

Farming in Protected Landscapes – one year on

It’s one year since the launch of the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme. Gavin Saunders, sums up the achievements so far and projects in the pipeline.

Farming in Protected Landscapes – Year 2 applications open in April

An update on the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme in the Blackdown Hills as we complete our first year.

Farming in Protected Landscapes programme underway

An update on the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme in the Blackdown Hills AONB

Delving deeper into the River Culm

Our latest update on the Connecting the Culm project, including ways you can delve a little deeper, discover more about the River Culm, and get involved in the project. We’d also love to get your [...]

Funding for Farming in Protected Landscapes

Blackdown Hills AONB will be helping to deliver Defra's new Farming in Protected Landscapes programme, opening 1 July, which will fund projects that will support nature recovery, tackle climate [...]

Make meadows while the sun shines!

Tracey Hamston, project officer for More Meadows, invites you to join a growing number of Meadow Makers coming together to get the Blackdown Hills blooming and buzzing.

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