A specially constituted committee known as a Joint Advisory Committee (JAC) was set up in 1972 to co-ordinate management of the AONB. The JAC is a strong partnership, which works with the staff at the AONB unit to keep the area outstanding for future generations. They rely on goodwill and central and local Government funding to pursue their objectives.
The JAC comprises representatives from a wide range of organizations and agencies with an interest in the Wye Valley.
plus a representative from:
Up to five non-voting members can be co-opted onto the JAC. Currently the co-opted members are representatives of the local Wildlife Trusts, the Lower Wye Valley Society now The Wye Valley Society, the River Wye Preservation Trust, the Central Council for Physical Recreation - Outdoor Pursuits Division and the local Tourism Associations.
The JAC is supported by a Technical Officers Working Party, which comprises representatives of the four local authorities, plus the following Government agencies:
Forest of Dean District Council Offices , Coleford
Monday March 5, 2012 at 2pm
Monday July 2, 2012
Monday November 5, 2012
Friday September 21
The bulletin "In Touch", summarising the topics discussed at the last meeting of the JAC is emailed to all parish and community councils in the AONB, and to other organisations with an interest in the area. If you require your organisation to be added to the distribution list for this publication, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have an opinion about how the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) should be in five years’ time or have thoughts on the issues, options and opportunities for the area then you have an chance over the next 10 weeks to get your opinions heard. Then access the draft management plan here
An AONB project dealing with people living with dementia has received funding for a 4 yr project
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