Advisory Group

The AONB Advisory Group membership represents the wider interest of stakeholders within the AONB, and provides a way for partners to become involved in the future vision and management of this valued asset.

Its membership consists of representatives from organisations and stakeholders who have a direct interest in the management of the AONB.  In accord with the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, which places a Duty of Regard on public bodies to conserve and enhance AONBs, the Advisory Group membership includes a number of public bodies.

Advisory Group Members

Natural England IW Badger Group Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE)
Country, Land & Business Association (CLA) English Heritage Environment Agency
Footprint Trust Forestry Commission Forest Enterprise
Green Island Government Office for the South-East (GOSE) Island 2000 Trust
Isle of Wight Asscociation of Town & Parish Councils Isle of Wight Bat Group IW Biodiversity Action Plan Partnership Steering Committee
Isle of Wight Estuaries Project Isle of Wight County Federation of Women’s Institutes Isle of Wight Farmers Market
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Society Isle of Wight Rural Community Council Isle of Wight Rural Issues Group
IW Economic Partnership Local Strategic Partnership National Farmers Union
National Federation of Sea Anglers (IW Division) National Trust Peoples Trust for Endangered Species
Quality Transport Partnership Ramblers Association Riverside Centre
Royal Institute of British Architects (IW Branch) Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) South East Protected Landscapes Regional Lead South East Reserve Forces & Cadets Association
Strutt and Parker Wight Nature Fund Wight Squirrel Project
Wight Wildlife Woodland Trust Yarmouth Harbour Commissioners


Isle of Wight Council 

Leader of Isle of Wight Council Chairman of Isle of Wight Council
Chief Executive’s Office Head of Planning Services
Archaeology & Historic Environment Service  Parks & Countryside Section
County Ecologist Development Control Section
Planning Policy Section Local Agenda 21
Head of Engineering Services Local Transport Planner
Rights of Way Section Coastal Management Service
Curator of Geology County Records Office
Isle of Wight Tourism Cultural and Leisure Services
Arts Unit