New £1m project – Connecting the Culm

New £1m project to tackle key environmental issues and adapt to climate change in the River Culm catchment.

Taking care of our woodland habitats

Who knew 'dog vomit slime mold' was a thing?! In his summer update Rob Greenhalgh, our local Forestry England Community Ranger, explores some the fascinating wildlife in our local woodland, and [...]

Getting Naturally Healthy in Blackdown Hills AONB

Taking time out to get some exercise and relax and unwind from the stresses of life can do you the power of good. Here are some ideas for easy-to-access places you can go in the Blackdown Hills [...]

Take part in our bat survey

Do you live in the Devon part of the Blackdown Hills AONB? Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project is looking for people to help detect bats in their garden or land.

Does happiness grow on trees?

Help us celebrate Naturally Healthy May – enter your nature-inspired artwork and creative writing in to our competition.

Blackdown Hills AONB presents… Crayfish!

With the help of some very creative young visitors to the River Culm Fair, we have put together this charming and enlightening stop-frame animation.

White-clawed crayfish found at last!

As part of Blackdown Hills AONB’s Culm Community Crayfish project, volunteers have been helping us to survey the River Culm to gather important information about the native white-clawed crayfish, [...]

Work experience with the Culm Community Crayfish project

Lara joined Blackdown Hills AONB team in July 2018 for a week of work experience, getting involved with the work of the Culm Community Crayfish project. She’s currently in year 10 and will be [...]

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