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A Few New Mentors

A Few New Mentors

As part of our mission to connect community groups with support and inspiration, we’ve been expanding our base of mentors to encompass a wide range of knowledge and experience - read on for an introduction to a few of them.

January 29, 2024
Community Composting: Marldon Success Story and Opportunities for Your Community

Community Composting: Marldon Success Story and Opportunities for Your Community

Marldon’s community composting group, supported by Sustainable South Hams, offers a great example of the potential for community composting in the South Hams. Read on to find out more, and to hear about how to register for the many opportunities we are opening up for your community’s composting champions.

January 12, 2024
Sustainable South Hams in 2023

Sustainable South Hams in 2023

Our recent Christmas Celebration gave us the chance to hear about some of your proudest achievements from 2023, and was also a reminder of how much has happened for Sustainable South Hams in the last year! Read on for a round up of where we’re at now, what we’re looking forward to, and the wide range of things we’ve been up to.

December 22, 2023

Groups

Apricot Centre CIC - Biodynamic Farm and Wellbeing Service

Apricot Centre CIC - Biodynamic Farm and Wellbeing Service

Biodynamic Farming, Wellbeing Services for children and families at the edge of potential, Permaculture Design Services for farms and estates in transition to regenerative practices, Education of Regenerative Farmers

Less than 5
Volunteers
CIC
Project Cost
Bidwell Brook Partnership

Bidwell Brook Partnership

Bidwell Brook is an important wildlife corridor that flows into the River Dart. The aims of the partnership, made up of Rattery & Dartington Parish Councils and local individuals and organisations, are to improve water quality, conserve and increase biodiversity, reduce flood risk and increase public engagement. Initial activities include citizen science to monitor water quality, engaging with key organisations, and seeking funding for ecological assessment and advice to landowners.

5-20
Volunteers
Other
Project Cost
Yealm Estuary to Moor Steering Group

Yealm Estuary to Moor Steering Group

Our goal is to create and restore habitats within the Yealm Catchment, working with professional partners such as Westcountry Rivers Trust, Devon Wildlife Trust, Woodland Trust, AONB, Dartmoor Parks Authority, National Trust.

20-100
Volunteers
Other
Project Cost

Projects

Create a Wildlife Corridor Along a River

Create a Wildlife Corridor Along a River

Yealm Estuary Moor aims to improve the health & biodiversity of the River Yealm

Volunteers
Project Cost
See the Possibilities of Long-Term Rewilding

See the Possibilities of Long-Term Rewilding

Dittiscombe Rewilding offers a great example of how land can be transformed

5-20
Volunteers
£5k - £50k
Project Cost
Clean and Survey Your Local Beach

Clean and Survey Your Local Beach

Hope Cove and Soar Mill beach cleans and beach surveys with SMASH

Volunteers
Project Cost