News

  • Bat cam gives insight to rare lives

    Monday 25th June, 2018

    Greater horseshoe bats

    Viewers of a very different kind of reality TV will be going batty in the coming weeks. People can visit www.devonbatproject.org to view a live webcam of a greater horseshoe bat roost in Devon to see hundreds of the rare animals appearing on screen at one time.

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  • New campaign to protect wildlife at sea

    Friday 22nd June, 2018

    Grey seal by Paul Naylor

    The Wildlife Trusts are calling on everyone to join a giant wave of support for 41 new Marine Conservation Zones

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  • Nature reserves are latest campaign focus for Devon Wildlife Trust, as ash dieback confirmed on first DWT site

    Tuesday 12th June, 2018

    Devon Wildlife Trust has launched a campaign to secure more support for looking after 50 Devon nature reserves.

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  • Battle to protect wildlife at sea receives boost

    Friday 8th June, 2018

    Tompot blenny by Paul Naylor

    Devon Wildlife Trust welcomes possibility of nine new Marine Conservation Zones for Devon and 41 nationwide

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  • Go wild at Mincinglake Valley Park

    Wednesday 6th June, 2018

    Children using magnifying glass at Mincinglake Valley Park

    A wildlife charity is inviting the local people of Exeter to go wild and celebrate nature at a family fun day in one of Exeter’s best-known Valley Parks: Mincinglake.

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  • Meet Sue: our new chair of trustees

    Thursday 31st May, 2018

    Sue Goodfellow, DWT's new chair of trustees

    A former Director of Conservation at Dartmoor National Park has been elected to the top role at Devon Wildlife Trust.

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  • We want you all to go wild this June!

    Monday 21st May, 2018

    Devon Wildlife Trust is urging us all to take part in what it describes as a series of ‘random acts of wildness’ which it hopes will involve thousands of people throughout the month of June.

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  • Everyone welcome to bat conference

    Wednesday 16th May, 2018

    bats roosting in cave

    A leading nature conservation project is planning to share the secrets of one of the South West’s rarest mammals.

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  • Beavers' do dam good work cleaning water, research reveals

    Wednesday 9th May, 2018

    Eurasian beaver in water eating twig

    Beavers could help clean up polluted rivers and stem the loss of valuable soils from farms, new research shows.

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  • Rare and endangered plant found in North Devon

    Thursday 3rd May, 2018

    Small plant in grass

    An rare and endangered plant has been discovered on a farm in North Devon.

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