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Conserving the Devonshire Avon from source to sea

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A report from the Avon Estuary Forum of 3rd March 2020

The Avon Estuary Forum (AEF) is a biannual meeting of all those agencies and individuals with a relevant interest although discussions often include upstream matters that might affect the estuary.   The Forum is usually held in Thurlestone Parish Hall and anybody is...

The Avon Estuary Patrol – 2019

Following an outcry at the Avon Estuary Forum in 2018 and some intensive lobbying by the Aune Conservation Association (ACA),   we managed to reverse the SHDC decision to withdraw the Avon Patrol.    We believe this service is vital to maintain the safety and security...

REPORT ON AVON ESTUARY FORUM

At last evening’s Avon Estuary Forum (AEF) there was a detailed discussion about the state of the Avon Estuary Patrol.   Here is my view of the situation. Historically, this service has operated on a rather haphazard and informal basis depending upon the Patrol...

AVON PATROL SAVED FOR 2018!

Readers may be interested in an example giving some insight into our behind-the-scenes activities - all carried out by unpaid volunteers.  On the topic of the Avon Patrol, I heard just before the Avon Estuary Forum in May that this vital service was to be withdrawn,...

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