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Living Churchyards: Protect Wildlife in Your Local Churchyard


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Living Churchyards: Protect Wildlife in Your Local Churchyard

Working with partners to encourage the churches of Devon to engage with making caring for God’s creation more a part of normal church life and personal Christian discipleship. Specifically to take action in protecting and managing wildlife in our churchyards.


£50k +

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Project state

Up and running



Key objectives

Increasing biodiversity/wildlife, providing a secure wildlife sanctuary, enhancing the wildlife potential in our churchyards through management and maintenance; Increasing involvement of churches in the Devon Living Churchyards project; Improving accessibility for all; Communication; Establishing Lifelong learning; Conserving and improving the heritage value of our churches; Using the Living Churchyards project as a tool to assist with the Eco Church scheme; Improving skills and knowledge through training; Increasing the range of volunteers involved

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