Our Current Projects

Mend the Gap

A multi-million-pound project aiming to heal and soften the scars left by the electrification of the Great Western main line. In partnership with the Chilterns Conservation Board and funded by Network Rail.

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Nature Recovery

As members of the National Association for AONBs we pledged,as part of the Colchester declaration, to produce a Nature Recovery Plan for the North Wessex Downs AONB.  Our plan has now been published.

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Partnerships for Nature

This multi-partnership programme, funded through Defra’s Species Survival Fund, will restore and enhance a range of important habitats for a diversity of rare and vulnerable species throughout the protected landscape.

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Dark Skies

Work we are doing to protect the dark skies of the North Wessex Downs.

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Sparkling Streams

Together with our partners we were awarded over £400,000 from the Green Recovery Challenge Fund late in 2020 for the Sparkling Streams project which enabled us to work towards delivering cleaner rivers and more wildlife and connected people in the Kennet Catchment.

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Further Enquiries

If you would like further information about one of our ongoing projects get in touch with us to find out more.

image credits: Aerial of River Kennet, Town & Manor of Hungerford; Gantries; Avebury, credit Paul Howell and Pictor Images