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Where to get support for your community nature project?

More than 100 groups across Oxfordshire are involved in nature’s recovery, and as a district council, we offer funding and guidance to help groups and town and parish councils look after their local green spaces.

We also work in partnership to encourage tree plantingmeadow creation, habitat restoration and other biodiversity projects on council-owned land and across the district.

How to get involved with nature recovery in Vale of White Horse

Get in touch your local wildlife and nature group, town/parish council, or employer to see if there are projects happening locally that you can get involved with. 

Or try Oxfordshire Treescapes ProjectCAG OxfordshireWild Oxfordshire or BBOWT for advice on how you can start your own project.

Do you have an idea for a nature project and need help? 

There are plenty of resources available online from local experts who can provide guidance and support to help develop your project ideas.

If you’re planning a tree planting project in Vale of White Horse, please take a look at the our Guide to Planting Trees for Community Groups. We also welcome applications from groups who are specifically interested in planting trees on council-owned land. You can read through our Policy for Planting Trees which outlines how we will protect, plant and manage trees on the land we own, and how we will support you with your own tree planting initiatives.  

Do you need volunteers? 

These organisations can help you find more volunteers, or make sure you are set up properly to look after the ones you’ve already got.

Any questions?  

Please contact

Contact us - Climate and biodiversity team

Vale of White Horse District Council
Abbey House
Abbey Close
OX14 3JE