In December 2010, the East Devon AONB Team presented the Devon County Council Parish Biodiversity Audit Report for Beer to the Parish Council. In liaison with our local wildlife champion, Pat Farrell, the Parish Council was keen to identify some practical outcomes from the parish biodiverity audit and to use local green spaces to celebrate and raise awareness of the wildlife and landscape features of the parish. The emerging project became known as 'Wildscapes'.
Wildscapes - nature activities for families:
The aims of Wildscapes are:
- To help visitors and residents to find out more about wildlife in their parish greenspaces
- To be a starting point for encouraging further involvement in the local conservation charity – the Axe Vale and district Conservation Society
- To provide additional information about the village and the East Devon AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).
Wildscapes projects in Beer:
Jubilee pebble project
A quiz trail - find the hidden pebbles around the Jubilee which have been illustrated with small beasties.
Click on this link to download a Jubilee Pebble quiz sheet.
Wildlife rubbing plaques
Six resin plaques have been sited around the Jubilee depicting wildlife images - find the plaques, produce a rubbing of the wildlife image and learn more about some of the species native to the parish. Click on the links below to download the wildlife rubbing sheets: