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Conservation Board

The Chilterns Conservation Board is the public body established to conserve and enhance the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Using the links on the left you can find out more about the Board’s role, its membersmeetings and publications. You can read the Chilterns AONB Management Plan, produced by the Board to guide the work of all those who care for the area. There is also information on grants available for projects and any current vacancies at the Board.


Catch up on what the Board's doing by reading our latest newsletter and our flagship magazine Chalk and Trees:

25 May 2016
Outstanding Chilterns - explore and enjoy in 2016 (pdf 3Mb)
The flagship magazine of the Chilterns Conservation Board, full of articles on making the most of the Chilterns AONB in 2016, from great local food to new walks, family days out, volunteering opportunities and quirky attractions.

21 September 2016
Chilterns Conservation Board e-newsletter September 2016  (pdf 202Kb)
The latest headlines, project updates, events and links from the Conservation Board

Want to receive the Board's e-newsletter regularly? Sign up using the box on the right.


The Chilterns Conservation Board was established by Parliamentary Order in 2004. It is one of only two Conservation Boards in the country, the other being for the Cotswolds AONB. It has 27 members drawn from local communities in the Chilterns, and a staff team of 9 based in Chinnor, Oxfordshire.

There is also information about the Board’s work in the About the Chilterns section.





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