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Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Nature Partnership

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Nature Partnership (LNP) is a Partnership of those who are working to maintain the special and unique environment of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The LNP considers the environment in its broadest sense. It draws expertise from a wide range of sectors, including:

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  • the environment
  • health and wellbeing
  • education
  • the economy

The Partnership has already forged strong links with the economic sector. This is via the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnerships (CISLEP). It also has strong links with the two Health and Wellbeing Boards in the area.

CIoSLNP has the following guiding principle:

The culture, communities and environment of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly remain special and unique.

The CIoSLNP Priorities are:

  1. To facilitate agreement on the optimum use of environmental assets to realise their local, national and global potential
  2. To build environmental skills, knowledge and understanding to increase the value of the environment in local communities and the economy
  3. To connect people, processes and communications to improve decision making, efficacy and behaviours with respect to the environment
  4. To grow the natural environment responsibly as a key economic asset, boosting biodiversity and increasing ecosystem goods and services

The Board represents a wide range of relevant sectors. It brings with it a broad range of skills and experience;

The Board has four working groups. These focus on topic areas of:

  • Biodiversity
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Circular Economy
  • Land

These areas are focussed on with strategic linkages to other partnerships such as:

  • the Catchment Partnership
  • the Cornwall Biodiversity Initiative
  • Prof Kevin Gaston (Co-chair)
  • Lord Robin Teverson (Co-chair)
  • Oliver Baines
  • Karen Burrows
  • Nick Bruce-White
  • Carolyn Cadman
  • Tom Hooper
  • Cllr Rob Nolan (CC)
  • Cllr Jonathan Smith (IoS)
  • Wes Smyth
  • Sarah Mason
  • Sophie Hosking
  • Helen Dobby

The Board has a broad range of skills and experience. View a summary in the Board Members Biographies.

The dates of the next board meetings are:

  • 10th September 2020
  • 22nd October 2020
  • 10th December 2020

View the Local Nature Partnership's Agendas and Minutes.

This strategy was created as a collaborative effort. This is between Cornwall Council and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Nature Partnership. Please see About Grow Nature

To find out more about Environmental Growth and how to get involved, please visit Grow Nature

Local Nature Partnership e-newsletter

The LNP aims to produce a monthly e-newsletter. This is to inform stakeholders of:

  • current environmental growth news
  • events
  • jobs
  • other useful information 

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For any other query please contact cioslnp@cornwall.gov.uk 

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