Local Action for Nature (AVLAN)

AVLAN is a community group for improving our local area for wildlife. We think that nature is beautiful and want us all to make space for it in our gardens, parks, road verges and industrial estates. We also want as many people in our community to appreciate the value of the nature on our doorsteps.

We are about practical action and learning and are open to expert and novice alike. You can find out more about the wildlife in Alton and the nearby villages, find out about our projects and learn more about what you can do in places like your garden and neighbourhood to help wildlife.

Interested in the Local Action for Nature group?

local action for nature

Increasing the planting of trees and wild flowers for biodiversity


Growing, eating and cooking low-carbon, locally-sourced food

Repair Café and Community Share

Supporting the repair café, other ideas for repurposing and re-using

Cycle Alton

Safer cycling and better cycling infrastructure


Energy efficiency and renewable energy, schemes to reduce costs

Action on plastics and waste

Working to increase awareness of what can and cannot be recycled

Lobbying and Campaigning

Confronting denial, influencing public opinion, the 3 tiers of local government and our MP

Young ACAN

It’s their future! Young Ambassadors forum, campaigns, events.

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