Devon Community Toolkit for the Natural Environment
The toolkit aims to provide advice for anyone wanting to get more involved in Devon’s natural and historic environment

Devon supports a rich and varied wildlife resource

Planning and managing coastal environments for long term benefits

Country Parks and Nature Reserves
Providing recreation opportunities and protecting wildlife

All twelve of our estuaries are managed by partnerships to co-ordinate activity

Flooding Emergencies
Keeping roads clear and dealing with flooding emergencies

Devon's Landscape
Conserving, enhancing and guiding change within one of Devon's most valuable assets

Landscape and UNESCO designations
Devon has five areas of outstanding natural beauty

Tarka Trail
Thirty miles of cycle route between Braunton and Meeth on old railway lines through Tarka Country

Registering sites, promoting geodiversity and providing a minerals plan

Wildlife and Geology Planning Guidance
Local Planning Authorities are required to protect and enhance priority and protected wildlife habitats, species and geological sites through the planning process

Contact Us

Planning, Transportation and Environment
Devon County Council
Lucombe House
County Hall


Telephone numbers

General enquiries: 0845 155 1015

Fax: 01392 381459