VGS is very interested in the natural environment and works to support the efforts of Sidmouth Arboretum, Sidmouth in Bloom, Friends of the Byes, the Beach Garden and other groups concerned with growing things and biodiversity.
You may be interested in the Plant Heritage Devon Group
We are currently involved in the initiatives around Sidmouth to deal with single use plastic and the environmental effects of plastic. Plastic Warriors
Nature can also be of use in our Built Environment as our Green Roofs page shows.
On the 7th June 2019 Peter Blyth, a Beach Safety Officer for East Devon District Council gave a talk to the VGS about the requirements for being a Blue Flag Beach. One of the requirements is to provide educational activities which foster a greater understanding of the natural environment