Futures Forum: State of Nature
this is the report on the state of Devon's nature:
State of Devon’s Nature 2013 | Local Nature Partnership
Welcome to Natural Devon’s website.
Thanks to the alert from the SIN news blog:
‘The State of Devon’s Nature’ (2013) “should concern us” | Sidmouth Independent News
Meanwhile, the EDA news blog has alerted us to the dangers of building on farmland:
“THEY’RE NOT MAKING NEW FARMLAND,” WARNS NFU.“They’re not making new farmland,” warns NFU. | East Devon Alliance
There are real anxieties about proposed developments across Devon:
Outrage at plans for 1,200 houses on green wedge on outskirts of Exeter at Old Park Farm, Pinn Hill, between Pinhoe and the village of Westclyst | Exeter Express and Echo
Residents oppose Combe Valley housing plan
18 March 2014 Last updated at 15:01
Residents living near to a Devon valley say a proposed development of more then 250 homes would spoil a "beautiful" area.
Developers have submitted plans for 255 homes in the Combe Valley, Teignmouth.
People living in the area say they have had "enough concrete poured over our fields".BBC News - Residents oppose Combe Valley housing plan