Working group

The Working group coordinates Natural Devon’s routine activity, progresses the initiatives and provides a link between the Forum and Board members. Meetings are occasionally open to others, depending on the agenda.


  • Kate Hills SWW (Co-Chair of the LNP Invasive Species Group)
  • Jeremy Pierce JPA Associates (Co-Chair of the LNP Invasive Species Group
  • Ben Totterdell, Exmoor National Park Authority (Outdoor Learning)
  • Tim Youngs, Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs)
  • Tom Mack, Active Devon (Naturally Healthy)
  • Laurence Couldrick, West Country Rivers Trust (Resilient Rivers and Coast)
  • Eleanor Lewis, Woodland Trust (Trees for Devon)
  • Jon Burgess/Kate Tobin, Forestry Commission
  • Kirsty Hill, Public Health, Devon County Council
  • Paul Cottington, NFU (Farming with Nature)
  • Peter Burgess, DWT (Resilient Rivers and Coast)
  • Peter Chamberlain, Devon County Council (Chair)
  • Gary Rumbold, Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group South West (Farming with Nature)
  • James Chubb, East Devon District Council (LNP rep on the Devon Local Food Partnership)
  • Steven Guilbert, Devon Maritime Forum (Sustainable Seas)
  • Lyn Jenkins, Environment Agency
  • Sarah O’Brien, National Trust
  • Sarah Foque, Plymouth City Council
  • Sarah Jennings, Devon County Council (LNP Manager)
  • Tracy Brooks, Torbay Council (Building with Nature)

Working Group Documents

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