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Project partners

The following organisations are active partners in the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area:

  • Beaford Arts
  • Butterfly Conservation
  • Defra
  • Devon Biodiversity Records Centre
  • Devon County Council
  • Devon Wildlife Trust
  • Environment Agency
  • Exeter University
  • Forestry Commission
  • Met Office
  • Mole Valley Farmers
  • Natural England
  • North Devon Biosphere Reserve
  • Plymouth University
  • Torridge District Council
  • Ward Forester
  • Woodland Trust

Steering Group and Forums

The NIA Steering Group meets quarterly to review progress and develop new projects. The Chair of the Steering Group is Mike Moser.

The NIA also has five forums, convened to help advise and develop various aspects of the NIA, as follows:

  • Advisors Forum (Culm Advisory Group): Chair: Pete Burgess, Devon Wildlife Trust
  • Community Forum: Chair: Cllr Gaye Tabor, Torridge District Council
  • Landowner Forum: Chair: Tim Wall, Mole Valley Farmers
  • Research and Monitoring Forum: Chair: Andy Bell, Biosphere Reserve
  • Woodland Forum: Chair: Mark Prior, Forestry Commission

To find out more about the NIA project and its partnership work, contact Lisa Schneidau, the NIA Project Manager.

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