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August 2018

Webinar _ Support For Welsh Farming After Brexit (English)
Webinar: Brexit and our land: Securing the future of Welsh farming Consultation - 13.08.18

Do you want to shape the future of land management in Wales? Find out about responding to the public consultation from our webinar 05.09.18...

Webinar _ A Low Carbon Pathway For Wales (English)
Webinar: A Low Carbon Pathway for Wales Consultation - 09.08.18
Do you want to shape sustainable development in Wales? Find out about responding to the public consultation from our webinar 19.09.18...




July 2018

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Setting our interim emissions reduction targets and first two carbon budgets
- 13.07.18

Written Statement - Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs...

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WCVA went wild this June to help nature and staff well-being - 09.07.18
This June WCVA staff took part in the Wildlife Trusts' 30 Days Wild campaign. In this blog, WCVA's Environet Cymru Support Officer Chloe Jenkins talks about their experiences and what they've learnt from taking part...


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New report measures UK progress towards Sustainable Development Goals
- 06.07.18

A new report by the UK Support for Sustainable Development (UKSSD) network shows for the first time how the UK is performing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals...

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Do you want to become Carbon Literate? - 06.07.18
Carbon emissions, global warming, and greenhouse gases - what do they have to do with you? Find out why your organisation should care about climate change and what to do about it...

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Your Responsibility for a Resilient Wales  - 05.07.18

There are simple, cost-effective steps that you can take to do your bit for a Resilient Wales which will also save money, improve staff and volunteer morale and contribute to healthier and vibrant communities...

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Public Service Boards - Local Well-being Plans
- 05.07.18

The PSBs Local Well-being Plans are now available. These plans will inform sustainable development in local Welsh areas...



June 2018

Green Infrastructure Events - All
Agenda now available - Helping Nature Work For Your Community - 11.06.18
If you want to get up to date with the latest environmental policies, funding opportunities, and find project partners, then our upcoming events are for you! 19, 21, 22 June 2018

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Why green spaces matter to your community - 08.06.18
From national parks to individual street trees, our natural environment can help improve community cohesion, boost health and well-being, and increase resilience to extreme weather...

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What steps are being taken so that future generations will have clean air to breathe?
- 01.06.18

We have pulled together and summarised current government consultations, third sector campaigns, and actions you can take to reduce threats to our air quality…


May 2018

Webinar _ Woodlands Action Plan (English)
Webinar: Woodlands for Wales Action Plan - 30.05.18
Do you want to shape the Woodlands for Wales Action Plan? Find out how to get involved from our webinar 06.06.18


Community Energy
Creating new local Energy Community Cooperatives
- 24.05.18

Learn how European funding is empowering communities in Wales through locally owned energy…

Webinar _ NDF Consultation
Webinar: National Development Framework Consultation
- 24.05.18
Do you want to shape the National Development Framework in Wales? Find out about responding to the public consultation from our webinar 02.07.18

Webinar _ Air Consultation (English)
Webinar: A Clean Air Zone Framework for Wales
- 24.05.18
Do you want to shape the Clean Air Zone Framework in Wales? Find out about responding to the public consultation from our webinar 08.06.18

Green Infrastructure Events - All
Helping Nature Work For Your Community - 11.05.18
Could your community benefit more from the natural environment? Or do you have an environmental project that needs more funds and support? Then this event is for you! 19, 21, 22 June 2018

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New Welsh Government grant funding now open to help communities in Wales and Africa -
WCVA is delighted to announce a new £230,000 grant fund for organisations throughout Wales for small-scale Wales-Africa projects. The first round is now open as of 4 May 2018, with a deadline of 29 June 2018.



April 2018

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Community Benefit Scheme is now open for applications - 30.04.18
A new grant funding programme to help communities living within 5 miles of certain waste transfer stations or landfill sites take action for their local environment, is now open for applications - as of 30 April 2018. The closing date for this round of funding is 26 July 2018.

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Protecting wildlife one survey at a time  - 23.04.18
Read about how The Nature of Our Village project is engaging with communities to discover and protect their local wildlife…

Webinar _ Planning Policy Wales Consultation
Webinar: Consultation on Planning Policy Wales - 06.04.18
Do you want to shape planning policy in Wales? Find out about responding to the public consultation from our webinar 18.04.18

Tackling Climate Change Guide - Front Cover
Do you want to safeguard against climate change risks?
- 06.04.18

Our new guide is designed to give you a basic understanding of climate issues and where to find further support to help you manage your climate risks…


March 2018

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Help monitor wildlife with your Local Environmental Record Centre - 23.03.18
Do you have any flying, crawling, or hopping visitors to your garden, park, or beach? Submit your findings online and learn more about your wild neighbours from the LERCs...