Devon Living Churchyards Project: an inspiration

For the moment, the Cherishing Sidmouth Cemeteries is focussing on the main Sidmouth Cemetery – but there are other places in the Sid Valley which might warrant some attention.

The Parish Church has been in touch with the CSC project – and churchyards are indeed other areas to consider.

One of the members of the nascent CSC steering group has shared a very inspiring video from the Devon Living Churchyards Project. Lots ideas for the CSC to take on and adapt as they see fit:

This webinar tells you all about the Devon Living Churchyards Project, and what you can learn from it. It is full of inspiring and informative examples of the nature that grows and lives in our churchyards. The project is encouraging Devon churches to increase the biodiversity in their churchyards by managing the land differently. Speaker: David Curry is the Exeter Diocese Environmental Adviser (voluntary), manages the Devon Living Churchyards Project, and is chair of the Devon Churches Green Action Group.

Devon Living Churchyards Project (David Curry, Exeter DEO) – A Churches Count on Nature webinar – YouTube