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  • Go Wild in the Stour Valley event

    The next Go Wild in the Stour Valley event is taking place on Friday 31st May from 11am-4pm at Friars Meadow, Sudbury, CO10 2SS. It’s a free nature-based fun day for children and families. Activities include: The event is free to attend. For more information email [email protected].

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  • Hero Award for black poplar advocate

    Everyone at the Dedham Vale National Landscape & Stour Valley team would like to congratulate David Appleton from the Suffolk Tree Warden Network on winning the Hero Award at the Creating Greenest County Awards. David was rightly recognised for his outstanding work on native black poplars in Suffolk, the rare beloved trees. Cuttings from the…

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  • Nature recovery update – March 2024

    Nature recovery is a key part of our ongoing work to conserve and enhance the Dedham Vale National Landscape & Stour Valley. Our Nature Network Officer, Alex Moore da Luz, provides a round-up from all of our nature recovery projects and volunteer work parties for March 2024. Opposite Dedham Pond In partnership with the Environment Agency…

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  • Essex Local Nature Recovery Strategy Update

    It is a busy time in the development of the Essex Local Nature Recovery Strategy (LNRS), with public consultation set to take place this summer. Made mandatory by the Environment Act 2021, Local Nature Recovery Strategies are a new tool aimed at delivering greater collaboration and clearly defined priorities and actions, to recover nature and…

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  • More than 100 attendees for National Landscape Planning Event

    More than 100 planners, local authority representatives, and members of the public gathered at The Hold in Ipswich, and online, last week to discuss a number of contemporary planning topics. Nationally recognised guest speakers from Suffolk County Council, Natural England and Darkscape Consultancy covered a range of issues impacting upon the planning process and National…

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