Chalk, Cherries and Chairs

We are thrilled to announce that our Chalk, Cherries & Chairs Landscape Partnership Scheme, the largest ever conservation project in the Chilterns, has been awarded £2 million thanks to money raised by National Lottery Players!

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Could you be part of our new team?

We're delivering the largest conservation project in the Chilterns; recruiting exceptional people to fill a number of posts based within our team in Chinnor.

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The Building Design Awards is open for Entries! 

To be in with a chance of winning this prestigious award and showcase your project, submit your entry by 1st March 2019.

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Find out the latest about our HLF-supported Chilterns Hillfort project, from our research design to volunteer opportunities and see how you can get involved! Click here.

Photo: Sharpenhoe Clappers, Bedfordshire (credit John Morris)
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Latest News

31 January 2019

From new faces to dog steps and a vital water observatory project, find out what the Chilterns Chalk Stream Project team have been busy doing.. 


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What's on

Walk of the week - Whiteleaf Walks and Brush Hill nature reserves

22 Feb 2019
Summary: 2 walks: 3/4 mile back and forth and ½ mile circular walk

BBOWT: Level 2 Award in Outdoor Learning Practice Course

25 Feb 2019
Summary: 3.5 day course throughout Feb and March

Hillforts: Community CleanUp, Desborough Castle

28 Feb 2019 10:00 to 14:00
Summary: Help clean up litter from Iron Age hillfort and medieval castle at Desborough, High Wycombe.

WOODLAND ARCHAEOLOGY - Training Workshops (for Business)

01 Mar 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Summary: This popular one day course will include an illustrated talk, old maps, a guided woodland visit to see the many features found in Pigotts Wood, and a chance to explore the wood in groups.

Woodland Archaeology Training Workshop, 1st March 2019 (Individual)

01 Mar 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Summary: This popular one day course will include an illustrated talk, old maps, a guided woodland visit to see the many features found in Pigotts Wood, and a chance to explore the wood in groups.

Walk of the week - Ashridge Estate National Trust Walks

01 Mar 2019
Summary: A 2 mile and a 16 mile trail


Planning and design

Find out about the Chilterns Conservation Board's work on planning issues and our position on developments which could have a major negative impact on the Chilterns AONB. The Board has also published a wide range of detailed guidance on building, restoring and renovating properties in the Chilterns.

Interested in volunteering?

If you'd like to get involved in caring for the Chilterns, or promoting its special character to the public, there are plenty of opportunities. Take a look at what's on offer - there's something to suit everyone!

Volunteering

Woodland Advice

Do you own or manage a small woodland? The Chiltern Woodlands Project offers help with management plans, felling advice, surveys, grant applications and much more. Director John Morris has over 30 years experience in woodland management.

 

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