Welcome to Devon Local Nature Partnership’s website
The Devon Local Nature Partnership (LNP) was established in 2012 and is one of 48 strategic local nature partnerships formed in England following publication of the 2011 Natural Environment White Paper. The Devon LNP covers the geographical area of Devon (excluding Plymouth which has a separate LNP).
The partnership will provide a vision, strategic leadership and a strong championing voice for Devon’s superb natural environment. The high level priorities of the Devon LNP are to:
The Devon LNP Board met for the first time in December 2012 and has commissioned the development of a Business Plan, which will be published in spring 2013. An interim action plan ‘Towards a Programme of Action’ has been developed. Initial priorities include; EU funding (2014 – 2020), marine conservation, landscape scale conservation projects and development of a State of Environment report which will feed into Joint Strategic Needs Assessments, currently being developed by Devon and Torbay Health and Wellbeing Boards. Find out more about priorities and projects.
The LNP will work closely with the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership and the Devon and Torbay Health and Wellbeing Boards in order to ensure a sustainable future for Devon.