Our work

We have eleven cross-cutting priority themes and a number of related initiatives.

  • Creating a strategy for Devon's Wildlife. Includes Devon Invasive Species Initiative (DISI) and Devon Special Species

  • Taking action on climate in Devon with solutions that combat the ecological emergency

  • Protecting, restoring and using our natural capital assets to ensure social and economic wellbeing

  • Giving everyone in Devon the opportunity, and the confidence, to be ‘naturally active’, in order to improve their health and wellbeing.

  • Getting people of all ages to regularly interact with Devon’s natural environment as an integral part of lifelong learning.

  • Supporting communities to take action to restore Devon's wildlife and environment.

  • Integrating high-quality green infrastructure into developments across Devon.

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  • Creating a prosperous and productive farming economy which also enhances the environment.

  • Encouraging sustainable management and creation of woodlands and hedges that are rich in wildlife and reconnected to the local communities and economy

  • Supporting Devon's wetlands and watercourses to be flood, drought and climate resilient with healthy fish and wildlife populations while providing excellent recreational opportunities and a clean water supply.

  • Aiming for a world-class coast and marine environment that is wisely used to provide a sustainable living for local fishing communities, a home for an impressive variety of wildlife, and an attraction to millions of visitors and residents.