The concept of "Living Islands" emphasises the links between the natural environment and built heritage to an island"™s quality of life and economic development.
Alderney is excited to be pioneering the Living Islands initiative to help island economies. The programme has been created as part of the British Wildlife Trusts Living Landscapes Scheme. It is an extension of their “Living Seas” and “Living Landscapes” programmes.
The programme is working with islanders to:
People often comment lightheartedly that Alderney is an island of volunteers. This is very true and there are very many aspects of island life which are enriched by our community. It is no surprise that our community has responded very enthusiastically to the Living Islands initiative. We often hold events where volunteers (and visitors) join us to protect or improve our island. You can find out more about this wonderful initiative and get involved via the Living Islands website. You will also find details of wildlife and historical sites walks on this site.