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March 2022

March 2022

Apr 10, 2022

Every month we like to celebrate the wonderful pledges made across the North Devon UNESCO Biosphere. Let's take a look at what happened in March! Image: Kestrel by Martin Batt

2021 Nature Award Winners: Business

2021 Nature Award Winners: Business

Mar 15, 2022

There are so many fantastic businesses across the North Devon UNESCO Biosphere that are contributing to nature recovery in many different ways. Let's explore our 2021 Award Winners for this category! Image: Tom at Skern Lodge.

2021 Nature Award Winners: Community Group

2021 Nature Award Winners: Community Group

Mar 15, 2022

2021 was another somewhat tricky year for community groups to be able to meet and work together on conservation and nature related activities. It was truly inspiring to read of all the great things people are doing for nature in their community despite drawbacks. Photo: South Molton

2021 Nature Award Winners: Community Champion

2021 Nature Award Winners: Community Champion

Mar 15, 2022

Over the past year there have been many brilliant people in the North Devon Biosphere who have led on brilliant initiatives for nature and wildlife in their local area. From leading community group meetings, creating habitats and spreading the word we are thankful to these people for stepping up and supporting others. Photo: Winkleigh

2021 Nature Award Winner: Farmers

2021 Nature Award Winner: Farmers

Mar 15, 2022

This blog celebrates the amazing work farmers and landowners do within the Biosphere to aid nature's recovery. Let's explore some of our favourite pledges! Photo: Gary in Sutcombe

2021 Nature Award Winners: Youth Award

2021 Nature Award Winners: Youth Award

Mar 14, 2022

This blog post celebrates the 2021 Nature Award Winners: Youth Award. In 2021, more than 700 pledges were made (inc. signing the Nature Recovery Declaration!) to improve nature in gardens, schools, farmland, business grounds and community spaces. To recognise and celebrate some of these fantastic actions for nature the Pledge for Nature steering committee have chosen some of their favourite pledges to be nominated for an award. Image: Euan in Winkleigh

2021 Nature Award Winners: Gardener

2021 Nature Award Winners: Gardener

Mar 14, 2022

This blog post celebrates the 2021 Nature Award Winners: Gardeners. In 2021, more than 700 pledges were made (inc. signing the Nature Recovery Declaration!) to improve nature in gardens, schools, farmland, business grounds and community spaces. To recognise and celebrate some of these fantastic actions for nature the Pledge for Nature steering committee have chosen some of their favourite pledges to be nominated for an award. Image: Tim in West Yelland

2021 Nature Award Winners: Schools

2021 Nature Award Winners: Schools

Mar 14, 2022

Another challenging year for schools but we have had some brilliant teachers and pupils engaging with Pledge for Nature whether that's making space for nature in their school grounds or taking their nature learning home. Image: West Buckland School

2021 Nature Award Winners: Lottery Players

2021 Nature Award Winners: Lottery Players

Mar 10, 2022

This blog post celebrates the 2021 Nature Award Winners: Lottery Players. In 2021, more than 700 pledges were made (inc. signing the Nature Recovery Declaration!) to improve nature in gardens, schools, farmland, business grounds and community spaces. To recognise and celebrate some of these fantastic actions for nature the Pledge for Nature steering committee have chosen some of their favourite pledges to be nominated for an award. Pledge for Nature is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, so this award celebrates the top 3 lottery players pledges. Image: Brian in Queens Nympton

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