Community Action Groups (CAG) Somerset

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My week of work experience

This week, we welcomed Lily, a sixth form student from Chard, for a week of work experience with Blackdown Hills and Quantock Hills Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). Lily shares the [...]

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 [...]

Heritage Volunteering in the Blackdown Hills AONB

Volunteering to protect heritage sites within the Blackdown Hills AONB.

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.

Devon Carbon Plan consultation

Climate change is already having an impact on our landscape, wildlife and communities and it will continue to do so into the future unless we take action. As part of Devon’s response to the [...]

Monument memories, old and new

Work on the Wellington Monument has been progressing well and the restoration is still on track to finish at the end of May 2021. Emma Jones from the National Trust gives an update on the most [...]

Taking care of our white-clawed crayfish

Nicky Green  has been working with crayfish in Devon and Somerset for almost twenty years. Her interest has grown over the years to the point that 'crayfishing' is now a full-time job. She has [...]

Blackdown Support Group coordinating help for local people

The Blackdown Support Group is working closely with the Blackdown Practice, local parish councils, churches and partner voluntary organisations across the Blackdown Hills to support our [...]

Appointment of Special Appointees to the AONB Management Group

Blackdown Hills AONB Partnership is currently inviting applications for a special appointee to its management group.

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