News

  • New England Wood becomes our 50th nature reserve

    Wednesday 1st March, 2017

    View through nature reserve showing river and trees

    A woodland which was saved from development has become Devon Wildlife Trust’s 50th nature reserve.

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  • Popular nature reserve wins carrier bag charge funding boost

    Monday 20th February, 2017

    Bystock Pools nature reserve by David Chamberlain

    Visitors to a well-loved east Devon nature reserve will see some improvements this year, thanks to a winning vote by local shoppers.

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  • Jack snipe the star in East Devon farmland bird count

    Friday 17th February, 2017

    Jack snipe by Dave Appleton

    An ‘off-the-cuff’ farmland bird survey in East Devon last week suggested how habitat improvements can help some of our most threatened birds.

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  • Charity opens its doors to another season of milling

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Milling volunteers at Devon Wildlife Trust

    A leading conservation charity is set to open its doors to welcome the public to a new season of milling following essential winter maintenance to Exeter’s only working water mill.

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  • Farmers go behind scenes to discover source of local water

    Monday 30th January, 2017

    East Devon farmers and landowners recently got an exclusive behind the scenes view of a South West Water plant.

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  • Devon Wildlife Trust hopes to open ‘Nature School’

    Friday 27th January, 2017

    Children examine nature out of doors

    Devon Wildlife Trust has announced that it hopes to open Devon’s first ‘Nature School’.

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  • We've been nominated for a top BBC Countryfile award!

    Thursday 19th January, 2017

    A beaver sits on the banks of the River Otter

    Local conservation charity Devon Wildlife Trust could be in line for a prestigious honour for its work with beavers.

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  • Devon charity makes top appointment

    Thursday 12th January, 2017

    Dr Peta Foxall

    We're proud to announce the appointment of our new Chair of the Board of Trustees: Dr Peta Foxall

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  • Dry winter means no milling at Cricklepit this month

    Thursday 5th January, 2017

    Waterwheel at Cricklepit Mill

    Devon Wildlife Trust has cancelled this month's Milling Day at our Cricklepit Mill - due to the low level of water in the Cricklepit Leat.

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  • It's victory (at least for now)

    Wednesday 7th December, 2016

    News broke today that the 28 member states of the European Commission have decided that the Nature Directives are not to be revised or weakened. These laws have provided the cornerstone of wildlife and landscape protection for the past 35 years.

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