Two men planting a tree in a community area

The Wembury Environment Group, alongside volunteering organisation ParkLife, have been enhancing the natural environment in Wembury Parish as part of a recent Wild Wembury project.

With some of their plans put on hold due to Covid, the project has big ambitions for 2022, including tree planting and management, hedgerow establishments and meadow cultivation.

Improving the natural environment both helps to create space for wildlife, supporting natural ecosystems, and also increases opportunities for carbon sequestration in Devon.

How is this helping Devon reach net-zero?

Action F1.1: “Identify opportunities for the protection, restoration, and creation of habitats that increase carbon sequestration and storage alongside bringing benefits for nature and people.;