An Edge Place

An Edge Place

North West Plymouth is a place of distinct communities where each neighbourhood has its own character: Ernesettle, Tamerton Foliot, Southway, Whitleigh, Widewell, Honicknowle, Derriford West and Crownhill, Manadon and Widey. There are some beautiful walks there...
A Doughnut for Devon?

A Doughnut for Devon?

Let’s bite into a Devon Doughnut! On Day 3 of the Regenerate Devon Summit (brilliantly hosted by Local Spark, Plymouth Social Enterprise Network and Essence Social Enterprise Exeter) the chat window was on fire as the Doughnut Economics Action Lab team talked...
River Dart Charter Making Workshop

River Dart Charter Making Workshop

Over 1,200 people so far have participated in creating the UK’s first River Charter for the Dart at Dartington. You are invited to join us to build a culture of care for water by giving a voice to our river and naming ourselves as co-stewards. Free and open to all....
“Water has an incredible memory”

“Water has an incredible memory”

It’s easy to think of a river as a thing… water moving from source to sea, a corridor through a landscape, part of the hydrological cycle, what a boat floats on, or the thing that floods. Rarely do we give ourselves time to experience a river as part of a...
Emergency – who calls it?

Emergency – who calls it?

In his excellent article about Resilience, Michael Lerner emphasizes the importance of relevant, practical and local actions and points out that it is emergency planning that brings people together across political, cultural, sectarian, and ethnic lines. Thinking...
Common Sense

Common Sense

We have been having some lively interactions with some lovely academic researchers recently. The common ground is that we all want impact goals that are truly transformational. Our approach is to start in-place, have conversations and get all sectors talking to one...
BLC Annual Review

BLC Annual Review

– BLC ANNUAL REVIEW 2018 Bioregional Learning Centre is delighted to have published their 2018 Annual Review – it tells the story of a hugely exciting 2nd year for the Centre and gives some tantalising clues about what’s coming in the year ahead....
Research Studies Are Like Truffles

Research Studies Are Like Truffles

– RESEARCH STUDIES ARE LIKE TRUFFLES BLC recently participated in an experience that was so much more than a workshop. FoAM is a network of transdisciplinary labs at the intersection of art, science, nature and everyday life. Their most recent UK AccessLab...