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Local Nature Reserves

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The council owns and manages seven Local Nature Reserves across the district. A Local Nature Reserve is a statutory designation, for areas that are important for both biodiversity and people.

Nature Reserves are not only sanctuaries for biodiversity. They are an amenity for local communities, giving people the opportunity to experience the natural world on their doorstep. They are a shop window for best practice, promoting ways in which to help wildlife on your own patch. They are an education resource for schools and colleges, providing an outdoor classroom for hands-on learning.

View a map of East Devon showing the Local Nature Reserves (71KB JPEG Image - 17 March 2005)

PDF file Map of Axe Estuary Wetlands (549KB Portable Document Format - 27 May 2011 - PDF Help)

Exmouth Local Nature Reserve

Maer Local Nature Reserve

Fire Beacon Hill Local Nature Reserve

Trinity Hill Local Nature Reserve

Colyford Common Local Nature Reserve

Seaton Marshes Local Nature Reserve

Holyford Woods Local Nature Reserve

Contact the Nature Reserves Officer - Fraser Rush

Page last updated on 28 January 2015