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.
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
Schools and Youth Work - projects involving working with local schools, colleges and youth groups
Conservation Projects - including those undertaken by Wye Valley AONB volunteers
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.
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.