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Environment Kernow

Environment Kernow champions the importance of a quality environment to the present and future well-being and livelihood of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The Local Nature Partnership is working with Enviornment Kernow to help each other achieve their key priorities; 

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This page hosts a number of Environment Kernow project reports to ensure they remain publically available. 

1)   Prospects for Skills in the Environment Sector (Dec 2011)

An analysis of strategy and policy information relating to significant and emerging skills needs and factors likely to affect the development of provision to meet these needs.

Produced as part of the Strengthening the Environment Sector project.

2)   CRESTA Research (June 2008)

Environmental Strategy, Knowledge & Skills Research for the Cresta* Project

*CRESTA: Cornwall Research for the Environmental Sector: Training and Awareness

The purpose of the CRESTA project research was:

  • to inform current and future environmental skills / training needs of businesses, individuals and communities
  • provision mapping and gap analysis
  • develop a 10 year strategic plan for Environment Kernow.

3)   Envirolimits (March 2008)

Determining the environmental limitations to the growth of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The Enviro-limits project had three key aims;

  • produce an evidence base for key environmental data in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly and, identify gaps in the evidence.
  • provide details of principal environmental factors that limit population and economic growth, such as food, energy and water.
  • establish the preparedness of Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly for a sustainable future.

4)   Environment Sector Workforce Development Plan (undated - Jan? 2008)

A sector skills plan, providing an overview of the training needs of small and medium sized environmental businesses located within Cornwall.

5) Report from EK 2007 conference

What is land for?- report

A report of the conference discussion session (What is land for? How can we manage it with increasingly scarce resources and a changing climate?)