Reconnecting with local nature
Westland Countryside Stewards (WCS) was set up with the aim of securing and managing land of environmental value in the Kilkhampton area of North Cornwall. Wherever possible, the aim is to make such land available for the benefit of the local community.
- to promote the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment of agricultural and amenity land in rural areas;
- to promote the conservation of the physical and natural environment by promoting biodiversity;
- to promote sustainable development for the benefit of the public by the preservation, conservation and the protection of the environment and the prudent use of resources;
- to advance the education of the public in subjects relating to sustainable development and the protection, enhancement and rehabilitation of the environment. To promote study and research in such subjects provided that the useful results of such studies are disseminated to the public at large. Sustainable development means development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.