Menheniot Green

Tackling climate change in Menheniot

At its public meeting held on 15 July 2021, councillors agreed to adopt four policy commitments to tackle the impact of climate change.  You can view and download the policies (with examples) here.  It also agreed to set up a new climate change working group that will be known as Menheniot Green to carry out project work in the parish. If you’d like to know more about the group, search online for its Facebook page or email menheniotgreen@aol.com.

You can also see what progress the council has already made and what it is planning to do in the future

Like to know more?

If you’re interested in knowing more about the council’s work on climate change or would like to work with Menheniot Green (the council’s new environmental action group), leave your contact details with us and we’ll keep you in the loop. [16/7/21]


Landmark tree for Menheniot

As part of its drive to create a Forest for Cornwall, Cornwall Council is donating a landmark tree to the parish – but you have to choose what species!  Follow this link to take a 1 minute survey and tick your top three choices and we’ll see which is the most popular.

(deadline for your answers is 28 July 2021).

You can view pictures of the mature trees and their leavesto choose on this flyer.on our website. Read more about the Forest for Cornwall on their website. [16/7/21]

Trees at risk?

Cornwall Council have published a short note explaining how they are managing their response to ash dieback disease.  View and download a copy here [12/7/21]

Landmark Tree Factsheet


PLANS PUBLISHED BY OTHER COUNCILS

Cornwall Council Climate Change Plan July 2019

CC climate-change-action-plan [large document]

 

Cornwall Council Climate Change Development Plan Document May 2020  [large document]

CC climate-change-dpd-reg-18-new

 

Cornwall Council Climate Emergency website [recomennded]

https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/climate-emergency/

 

Cornwall Council Grow Nature website

https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/grow-nature/about/forest-for-cornwall-programme/whats-happening/

Cornwall Council Grown Nature Crowdfunder website

https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/funds/cornwall-grow-nature-seed

 

Helston Climate Action Plan September 2019

Helston Climate Action Plan – September 2019 [large document]

 


 

ADVICE FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

Climate Change: what can your council do? (recommended)

climate-change-a5-4pp-003

 

Friends of the Earth (recommended)

Friends of the Earth 20 Actions

 

Devon towns & parishes for Climate Action

Devon Parishes for Climate Action

 


 

ADVICE FOR RESIDENTS

Friends of the Earth

8 lazy ways to be environmentally friendly