Bioregional Learning Centre
Some of our work includes the UK's First River Charter for the Dart at Dartington and devondoughnut.org (based on the priciples of Doughnut Economics)
Moor Trees grows native broadleaved trees in two South Hams nurseries from seed collected locally by its volunteers for planting in South Devon especially Dartmoor National Park. We campaign for a more nature-rich Dartmoor with temperate rainforest filling its valleys and help organisations elsewhere to copy our model.
South Devon River Champions
SDRC is providing links between community groups in catchments throughout South Devon and promoting the expert services of relevant professional organisations. By profiling all the existing catchment groups under one network, the individual groups have a greater opportunity to apply for funding of a scale that makes catchment wide projects feasible.
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
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.
We have run energy fairs & education events. We are now running a Community Energy Champion Training.
Moor Imagination Collective
Moor Imagination Collective has been created to facilitate the acquisition, development and running of Buckfastleigh Methodist Church as a community hub.
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.