From its coastal waters through to its moorland peaks, Devon supports an outstandingly rich and varied range of habitats and species. This wildlife resource - its biodiversity - is one of the features which makes Devon special.
Select Devon County Council Biodiversity Role and Action Programme (1.47MB - pdf help) for information about the County Council's commitment to the conservation and enhancement of Devon's wildlife and natural features. The associated plan is Devon County Council's Biodiversity Action Plan 2009 - 10 (271KB - pdf help).
This site also includes a range of initiatives in which the County Council is involved in partnership with other agencies and organisations, including: