Learn more about the landscape and heritage through walks, talks and other events. Volunteer to help at events, to carry out surveys or practical conservation tasks. Become a champion for the AONB by raising awareness in your own community and by supporting local projects.
Grants for local projects
Do you have an idea for a project which will conserve and enhance the AONB or connect people with the landscape?
The Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Grants Fund is run by the Arnside & Silverdale AONB Partnership and the Arnside/Silverdale Landscape Trust, working together to provide funds of up to £2500.
We are interested in projects that:
• protect the flora and fauna of the Arnside & Silverdale AONB
• restore, enhance or create wildlife habitat or benefit priority species
• enhance, restore and improve understanding of ecological networks in the AONB
• improve or enhance the coast or seascape
• restore cultural or historic features or assets
• develop the AONB as a sustainable tourism destination
• improve opportunities for people to access and enjoy the area, especially for those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to do so
• promote greater understanding of the area and encourage appropriate recreational opportunities
• research, interpret, celebrate or raise awareness of the special qualities of the area; its nature, history or culture
• connect people (particularly young people and children) with the landscape
• promote participation in traditional rural skills
• involve the local community or volunteers
• support local communities in moving towards sustainable low carbon living
Please contact us for an application form