News

  • Seaton Jurassic nominated for six awards!

    Thursday 30th March, 2017

    Seaton Jurassic's entrance

    Our East Devon visitor attraction, Seaton Jurassic, has been shortlisted for no less than six top awards from bodies which look to honour the nation’s best new buildings.

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  • Support voiced for Devon’s first Nature School

    Monday 27th March, 2017

    DWT Nature School consultation

    Proposals to open Devon’s first Nature School in Okehampton have been met with ‘positivity and support’ following a widespread public consultation conducted over the past two months.

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  • Stargaze with the experts at one of Devon Wildlife Trust’s most spectacular nature reserves

    Friday 24th March, 2017

    Orange moon by Neil Bygrave

    Join Devon Wildlife Trust and the North Devon Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing at one of the charity’s naturally dark nature reserves, Meeth Quarry.

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  • Beavers scoop top BBC Countryfile Magazine Award

    Wednesday 15th March, 2017

    Beaver kits on river bank

    The remarkable story of Devon’s wild beavers goes on with the announcement that the Westcountry rodents have now won a top national award.

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  • New funding for more trainee positions

    Monday 13th March, 2017

    David & Emily trainees make a dry stone wall in Somerset - Rachel Janes

    Conservationists in the south-west are on the path to success with a new training project.

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  • New bird hide opens in North Devon wildlife haven

    Monday 13th March, 2017

    Meeth Quarry bird hide

    Binoculars at the ready – it’s all about wildlife watching as a brand new bird hide opens at Devon Wildlife Trust’s popular Meeth Quarry nature reserve, near Hatherleigh, North Devon.

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  • 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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