Devon Wildlife Community of the Year Awards 2021/22
Tavistock Town Council and local community groups such as the Tavistock Community Gardeners as well as the Friends of the Green Burial Wildflower Meadow have been taking action to restore and improve habitats for our wildlife. In recognition of the communities hard work Tavistock came second in the Wildlife Parish & Town Council of the Year Award.
Councillor Ursula Mann, and volunteers Ali Sedgwick and Hili Mole, joined other nominees at the awards ceremony held in Exeter last week where Devon Wildlife Community celebrated those who are having a real impact in giving Devon’s wildlife a helping hand.
There were five award categories:
Wildlife Community of the Year Award:
1st place: Ogwild
2nd place: Exminster Green Spaces
3rd place: Yealm Estuary to Moor Project
Wildlife Parish & Town Council of the Year Award:
1st place: Great Torrington Town Council
2nd place: Tavistock Town Council
3rd place: Kingsbridge Town Council
Wildlife School of the Year Award:
1st place to Lydford Primary School
Outstanding Individual Award:
Special LNP award:
Teignbridge Wildlife Warden Scheme (ACT)
The Town Council Works Manager would like to thank Tavistock Town Council Officers and the volunteers for all their hard work and commitment in supporting our local community through all of the initiatives undertaken, not least the vital work in improving the natural habitats for our wildlife.