Get Wild about Devon

PLEASE NOTE: THE GET WILD ABOUT DEVON SCHEME HAS NOW CLOSED FOR NEW APPLICANTS.

The objectives of the scheme were;
  • - To encourage tourism businesses to take an active interest in wildlife
  • - To assist tourism businesses to improve their local wildlife in Devon
  • - To stimulate care for the environment in Devon
  • - To attract and educate more visitors about the wildlife in Devon
  • - To make wildlife fun and interesting

How did the scheme work?
  • - Businesses encouraged to complete application, successful businesses were informed
  • - Businesses attended a wildlife training day to maximise use of their audits and marketing materials
  • - Wildlife audits for each business took place with a Devon ecologist
  • - Businesses received a pdf information pack to add to their website, and/or print off for guests. The pack includes a cover page, map of the site with wildlife trails marked as appropriate and a list of species found on the site. All businesses have been included on the Visit Devon website's ‘wildlife’ page
  • - There was a nominal fee of £40 for each business on the scheme

The scheme was open to all tourism businesses to apply, the selection criteria was based upon;
  • - A proven active interest in wildlife
  • - The commitment to be proactive with wildlife surrounding their business
  • - The potential benefits to visitors of that business

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