Members of staff at the Wye Valley AONB unit work in partnership with local communities, schools and other partner organisations on a range of projects, large and small. These aim to conserve and enhance the natural beauty of the area and to increase awareness and appreciation of what makes this area so special.

Latest Initiatives

Walking with Offa   A cross border cooperation project between Welsh and English Local Action Groups,
                                 three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a National Park and local authorities
                                 bordering on Offa's Dyke Path National Trail

mindSCAPE            A four year  Big Lottery funded project to reconnect people living with dementia back to the landscape


Youth Rangers        A successful youth project now into its third year with the second cohort of young people

Previous projects
Schools and Youth Work - projects involving working with local schools, colleges and youth groups

Conservation Projects - including those undertaken by Wye Valley AONB volunteers

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Latest News from the Wye Valley

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    Partership work manages riverside in Ross

    A partnership between the AONB Unit, Ross-on-Wye Town Council and Natural England have started tree management work on the banks of the Wye where it passes through Ross, to benefit biodiversity and create river views.

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    Youth Rangers are GO in the Wye Valley!

    If you are 14-18 years old and love exploring the countryside of the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, then the Wye Valley AONB Youth Ranger programme is looking for you! Come along to our Taster Day on September 30th.

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