News

  • Life found in North Devon dinosaur!

    Monday 14th August, 2017

    Bats have set up home in the belly of a triceratops in North Devon

    Sixty-six millions years after they were believed to have become extinct, life has been discovered once more in the body of a huge dinosaur.

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  • Bee creative at Devon Wildlife Trust’s family fun day

    Monday 24th July, 2017

    Bug hunting - Matt Austin

    Devon Wildlife Trust is inviting families to ‘bee creative in the garden’ at a special wild bee family fun day next week.

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  • DWT response to today's speech by Defra Secretary Michael Gove

    Friday 21st July, 2017

    Re-creating a wildflower meadow, Green Park Farm, Avon Valley

    Some encouraging words from the new Environment Secretary today - but here's what DWT needs to see for rhetoric on wildlife to become reality.

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  • Celebrate Dartmoor’s remarkable landscape at the Marvellous Mires Family Fun Day

    Thursday 20th July, 2017

    Bug hunting - Matt Austin

    A Devon Wildlife Trust partnership project is inviting local people to celebrate the amazing bogs and mires of Dartmoor at a unique family fun day.

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  • Wrasse campaign: DWT believes new measures do not go far enough

    Friday 14th July, 2017

    Male corkwing wrasse with nest off South Devon by Paul Naylor

    Following our wrasse campaign, new measures have been announced by authorities this week. But DWT believes they do not go far enough to ensure prevention of damage to our Marine Protected Areas.

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  • Invitation to explore East Devon’s wild side

    Thursday 13th July, 2017

    Pond dipping at Bystock Pools

    Families are being invited to make a wild start to their summer holidays by joining Devon Wildlife Trust at their annual family event, Bystock Discovery Day.

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  • Meet our new President: Prof Iain Stewart

    Wednesday 12th July, 2017

    Prof Iain Stewart

    Plymouth University academic and TV geologist Professor Iain Stewart MBE has been revealed as our new president.

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  • Ottery shoppers help Devon’s beavers

    Thursday 6th July, 2017

    Nora the beaver receives cheque from Ros Browne of Roberts

    East Devon shoppers have been doing their bit for the River Otter beavers through a local store’s fundraising scheme.

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  • Visit Dartmoor’s forgotten landscape in miniature

    Tuesday 4th July, 2017

    Bog garden at Princetown

    Dartmoor’s wildest landscape has been recreated in miniature in the garden of Princetown visitor centre.

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  • People of Exeter, is your garden officially wildlife-friendly?

    Monday 3rd July, 2017

    We're offering green-fingered folk living in Exeter the chance to have their patches honoured as a ‘wildlife-friendly garden’.

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