Follow the links below for more information and resources related to the themes and issues discussed at the February 2023 Nature Connections Ambassador Meeting

Ambassador Hub

Go to the East Devon AONB Ambassador Hub for access to social media images, Ambassador logo, and more. If you need the password, email Kelly.

Our Commitment to Nature

Find out more about our Colchester Declaration – our pledge to collectively protect what remains and recover what has been lost in our natural environment.

Saving Special Species

Find out more about the #SavingSpecialSpecies project and the biodiversity we are working to protect.

AONB State of Nature

This visual report sets out and maps the current State of Nature for the East Devon AONB.

Child painting inspired by nature

Catch a glimpse of the ROUTES project in action, listen to a literary soundwalk, view images from the project gallery and find contact details.

Save the Date

East Devon AONB Partnership Annual Meeting Event

Wednesday 27 September 2023

Woodbury Park Golf Course, 18:00 – 21:00

Upcoming Events

Saturday 25 February – Woodend Medieval Deer Park, Shute

‘Poetree’ in the Park – 10:30 -12:30

Battle of the Bramble Conservation Task – 14:00 -16:00

Community links

Communities Project Fund

Find out all about the East Devon AONB Communities Project Fund, with detailed guidance notes for applications.

Axewoods Co-operative

A not-for-profit volunteer organisation that undertakes a range of Woodland Management activities in return for the felled timber.

For more information and contact details visit:

Axminster Community Shed

Open to all, Axminster Community Shed creates a place where its members can enjoy new friendships and a safe space while contributing to their community.

For more information and contact details visit:

Sidmouth Arboretum

The Sidmouth Arboretum was established in May 2010 and is the only civic arboretum in the UK, covering all public and private land within Sidmouth Town Council’s jurisdiction.

For more information visit:


Hawkerland Brake Barn
Exmouth Road
Aylesbeare EX5 2JS

For more information and further contact details visit:



Lower Otter Restoration Project

Chris Woodruff  chatting to Dr. Sam Bridgewater about the project.


Living with the Land

Pete Youngman joins Beer-based farmer Rick Dormer, to discuss farming in Beer and the East Devon Farmers Group.


River Axe Water Quality

Protecting and improving water quality and biodiversity in the River Axe catchment. Moving to a sustainable agricultural industry that works alongside and contributes to an improving environment.

For further information on our species recovery project, visit the #SavingSpecialSpecies pages or contact: [email protected]

For further information on our farming projects contact
Pete Youngman – our Project Officer & FiPL advisor: [email protected]

More to Explore

East Devon AONB Projects

We lead, partner and support projects that focus on a wide range of themes, including landscape and heritage, environmental quality and climate, biodiversity, recreation and tourism.

Outdoors & Active

Whether you prefer walking, cycling, running or playing, everyone feels happier and healthier when they spend time in nature being more active.

East Devon Way

Discover the hidden gems of East Devon and explore this much loved walking route that links 40 miles of public footpaths, trails and bridleways.