Management and guidance plays an important part in the work of the Wye Valley AONB Unit. Working with the Joint Advisory Committe(JAC),local and national government organisations and a range of charitable and voluntary groups productive partnerships are forged which enable us to achieve the aims and aspirations of the Wye Valley AONB.
The AONB Partnership develops and publishes guidelines for the management of various aspects of the AONB. The AONB Unit co-ordinates initiatives required to implement the AONB Management Plan, including:-
Landscape enhancement and protection
Wildlife conservation and management
Sustainable Tourism strategies
Public Transport initiatives
Advising the Joint Advisory Committee on issues affecting the AONB.
Forging productive partnerships with those who have an impact on the environment of the AONB.
Exploring new sources of funding for essential conservation and enhancement work in the AONB.
Raising awareness of the value of the area's unique environment and the significance of its designation.
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Esther and Henry Rudge, of Ballingham Court Farm, have been presented with the Wye Valley AONB Farming Award trophy for the third time, at the Monmoouthshire Show.
Entries are being invited for the 2018 Wye Valley AONB Farming Awards, celebrating landonwers who make an outstanding contribution to the landscape.