This section lists the many projects that have been undertaken by communities and landowners in the area resulting in the AONB landscape being better managed and in better condition, better interpreted and explained, and better identified andrecorded.
Below are just some of the projects funded by the Community Landscape Fund.
- Survey training for volunteers working on the Tunbridge Wells Historic Buildings and Parks Compendium
- A community survey of Rolvenden's routeways and settlement form
- Installation of a wood boiler to provide renewable energy to heat Plumpton College's 'Living Classroom'
- Training in producing and using locally-sourced Chestnut shingles at Wilderness Wood
- Purchase of Weald Native Origin seed for wildflower grassland creation
- Fencing to protect ancient woodland from grazing animals
- School Energy days: exploring use of the area's resources past, present and future
- 'Hawkhurst cooks' booklet highlighting local products and producers
To get more ideas we suggest that you browse:
- Past projects funded by SDF (see below)
- The High Weald AONB Management Plan
- The High Weald Charter which sets out a simple list of actions that all residents, visitors and businesses can take to help care for the area.