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 that directs the work of 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 organisations 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:-
The JAC is supported by a Technical Officers Working Party, which comprises representatives of the four local authorities, plus the following Government agencies:
at Forest of Dean District Council Offices, Coleford on:-
Monday 6th March, Monday 3rd July and Monday 6th November
Wye Valley River Festival gets double recognition in Visit Herefordshire Awards
Herefordshire cider farm wins Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Farming Awards The Wye Valley AONB chairman presented the hotly contested AONB Farming Awards to winning Herefordshire farmer Mike Johnson of Broome Farm at the Monmouthshire Show on August 25, 2016.