Tag Archives: Stover Country Park

Photo of the lake at Stover Country Park

Double celebration for Stover Country Park

Stover Country Park has been awarded a £341,000 grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for its “Restoring Stover Park” project. It’s also seen a marked increase in visitors in recent weeks.

Posted on: 13 July 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the drainage system at Stover Country Park

Environmental improvement scheme at Stover Country Park shortlisted for award

The sustainable reedbed drainage system developed at Stover Country Park last year to improve water quality is one of 12 projects shortlisted for the ICE South West Civil Engineering Awards 2020

Posted on: 7 May 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of ribbon cutting ceremony to mark opening of reedbed

Tree-planting event celebrates giant reedbed scheme at Devon beauty spot

Stover Country Park has celebrated the completion of a giant reedbed designed to attract wildlife and keep water clean

Posted on: 25 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Rob Ballard, Stover Country Park Ranger

Ranger Rob shortlisted for environmental award

Stover Country Park Ranger Rob Ballard is one of seven finalists shortlisted for the BIG Biodiversity Champion Award 2019

Posted on: 24 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Stover 40th Anniversary BBQ

Green Flag Awards for Stover Country Park and Grand Western Canal Country Park

As part of Love Parks Week, Stover Country Park and the Grand Western Canal Country Park have both maintained their Green Flag Award status

Posted on: 16 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Defibrillator at Stover Country Park

Lifesaving defibrillator installed at Stover Country Park

Devon County Council and British Heart Foundation working together to save more lives from cardiac arrest with the installation of a public access defibrillator

Posted on: 29 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Newly emerged black tailed skimmer dragonfly from the nymph

Stover Country Park designated as a Dragonfly Hotspot

The British Dragonfly Society has declared Stover Country Park as Devon’s first Hotspot for Dragonflies, and an official celebration event will be held on Saturday 1 June

Posted on: 23 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Works starts on reedbed system to filter water at a Devon beauty spot

Devon County Council, Stover Country Park and Highways England are working together to deliver a giant reedbed filter system, which will help improve water quality at Stover Lake and provide a valuable habitat for wildlife

Posted on: 8 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Green Flag Award

We all have a favourite park and now’s the time to vote for yours

The Green Flag Award Scheme is asking the nation to have its say and decide which parks and green spaces should receive the People’s Choice Award for being the UK’s favourites. Vote for our country parks and show how the UK loves green spaces.

Posted on: 7 September 2018

Stover Country Park and The Grand Western Canal Country Park – two of the world’s best green spaces

The Grand Western Canal Country Park clinched the Green Flag Award for the tenth consecutive year. Stover Country Park, Teignbridge, has won the award 15 years in a row.

Posted on: 17 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment