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5-Oct-2021 - Latest OVA NewsView

OVA Christmas Party & Otter Valley Residents urged to back beavers.   See here for full details of the OVA Christmas Party on 9th December.  

Otter Valley Residents urged to back BeaversView

Devon Wildlife Trust is advising East Devon residents on how they can have a say on the future of beavers in our countryside. The government has launched a public consultation on the future of beaver introductions in England.  

OVA Autumn Litter Pick 2021 - 10:30 - 12:30View

Join the Otter Valley Association with EDDC and Clinton Devon Estates to clear litter from the Otter Estuary.

OVA Gift AidView

The OVA are updating their Gift Aid records and would like your help in completing the latest version of the Gift Aid Declaration. If you are a UK tax payer we can claim 25p for every £1 you pay in membership subscriptions and donations in past, present and future tax years.  

OVA Annual General Meeting 2021View

The 41st Annual General Meeting of the Otter Valley Association will be held online via Zoom at 19:30 on Tuesday, 11 May 2021. The formal business will be followed by a presentation on the progress of the Lower Otter Restoration Project by Dr Sam Bridgewater, of Clinton Devon Estates. 

Himalyan Balsam ProjectView

 Patrick Hamilton of the OVA's Natural Environment group has produced a comprehensive report outling the work carried out to eradicate Himalyan

OVA Christmas NewsletterView

When I  sent my  news sheet out in October, I  hadn’t really planned on writing another, but thought that I  would update you on a few subjects which seem relevant, if only to let you know that we are still here. Jacqui hopes to have the next newsletter out in March next year.

Lower Otter Valley Restoration ProjectView

The OVA has been involved since the inception of this project and is a member of the Technical Streeing Group, trying to give a local flavour to the proposals.

The OVA Responds to Planning ConsultationsView

The government is proposing very significant, and controversial, changes to the current planning system for housing development.  There have been two public consultations, both similar in content, and the OVA has responded to both of them. 

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