The purpose of the ‘Devon Community Toolkit for the Natural Environment’ is to help provide communities with the basic facts and information needed to undertake practical action and projects for wildlife. Access to the countryside and involvement in outdoor activities has been shown to provide health and community benefits and Devon County Council is very keen to encourage the involvement of communities in the conservation and enhancement of their local environment.
The toolkit has been categorised into broad six main sections, as listed below:
Download your copy of the Devon Community Toolkit for the Natural Environment (4.85MB - pdf help)
Whilst the toolkit provides useful links regarding habitat creation and management, visit our Practical conservation management page for more detailed information. Similarly, the toolkit contains contact details for those organisations able to provide wildlife advice, however some ecological consultants may also be able to advise community groups - click here (368KB - pdf help) to find an ecological consultant in your local area.