Engaging and empowering citizens to care for their environment and to work at whole-systems level.
Giving local people a greater sense of belonging and opening up the question of what it means to be a citizen of this place.
Promoting sustainable, low-carbon enterprise in this region as part of a long-term resilience strategy
Creating a learning region that offers direct & enjoyable experiences of ‘real-world problem-solving’ to people of all ages
MEET THE TEAM
The Bioregional Learning Centre is the brain-child of Isabel Carlisle and, since it’s formation in 2017, the team has been growing into a multi-skilled and passionate group of people who are all deeply committed to protect and improve the South Devon Bioregion and others all around the world…
We are hugely grateful to the Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation......who have funded the core costs of BLC in its start-up phase during 2018
Catch-up on all the latest news, opinion, blogs and activities happening in the South Devon Bioregion…
- OXFORD REAL FARMING CONFERENCE BLC will be playing a key role at the 2019 Oxford Real Farming Conference. Isabel Carlisle will be chairing a panel discussion on 'Bioregions: a powerful way to reconnect people to land’ at this always lively event in early January...
- "...AND THE FUN IS STILL GOING AROUND..." Four hundred tiny pieces of extruded black plastic poured out from the hula hoop I had just slit open. You could see they had been cut by hand because they were all different lengths. Someone, somewhere, chops them up, day...
- 3RD ARCHIMEDES SCREW FEST The 3rd Annual Archimedes Screw Fest celebrates the River Dart and its most spectacular new landmarks - the twin turbines of the Totnes Weir hydropower scheme. Event date: 6th October, 2018 Time: 10am-4pm Admission: Free Join us as we...
- LET'S TALK DART What does the River Dart dream about...? You’d be forgiven if you hadn’t yet got around to considering this question. Not many people have, and that was the point the Bioregional Learning Centre (BLC) was trying to make at its Pop-Up ‘Lets Talk Dart’...