About the BLC

The Bioregional Learning Centre works in South Devon in the approximate area of the new Joint Local Plan (Plymouth, West Devon and South Hams) plus Torbay and the Teign Valley.

It has been set up as a Community Interest Company (CIC) to be a backbone organisation serving the sustainable future of this area. Our work lies in bringing many organisations and groups together to address whole-systems change towards a flourishing bioregion. We are currently establishing our learning network through which we can start to co-create projects and tackle real world problems. We believe that by working together in practical and imaginative ways citizens of South Devon can more effectively look after their natural assets, regenerate regional systems for food, water, energy and waste and enjoy life.

Four interlocking programmes support the future resilience of this area: