Tag Archives : nature reserves


What you told us about Plymouth’s trees

Plymouth City Council wants to thank everyone who took the time to respond to its survey on the city’s trees. The Council carried out public engagement to help shape the city’s Plan for Trees between Monday 20 August and Sunday 16 September, and in total 1,105 residents responded to the survey, though the council engaged […]


Council to protect more of the city’s valuable green spaces

Three new green spaces in Plymouth are to receive special protection by being designated as Local Nature Reserves. The City Council is to designate Kings Tamerton Woods, Newnham Meadows and Seaton and Lower Bircham Valley as reserves, providing legal protection for a further 48 hectares of habitats that include woodland, grassland wetland and streams. The […]


If you go down to the woods today – take an explorer’s pack

Families will be able to download fabulous facts for foraging and exploring woodlands where they live as part of a fantastic initiative. The ‘Woodland explorer’ pack has just been launched and features facts on how to explore woodlands using fun wildlife investigations and craft activities. It includes guides to identifying flora and fauna in our woods as […]


Have fun and make a difference to your parks, nature reserves and wildlife sites

Do you want to have fun and help make a difference to Plymouth’s parks, nature reserves and wildlife sites? A range of events are taking place across the city over the Easter holidays aimed at families. Councillor Brian Vincent, Cabinet Member for the Environment for Plymouth City Council said: “These are great events for all […]