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...
Oxford Real Farming Conference

Oxford Real Farming Conference

OXFORD REAL FARMING CONFERENCE – 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...
3rd Archimedes Screw Fest

3rd Archimedes Screw Fest

BLC BLOG – 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:...