News

  • Beavers to stay in Scotland - what does it mean for Devon?

    Monday 5th December, 2016

    Beaver kits on River Otter - Mike Symes

    What does the decision by the Scottish Parliament on the status of beavers in Scotland mean for Devon's wild beavers?

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  • Become part of the century’s most exciting conservation project, says Chris Packham

    Tuesday 1st November, 2016

    Devon beavers by Mike Symes

    • TV naturalist backs call to help Devon’s wild beavers • ‘Once in a lifetime opportunity to help a magnificent and long lost mammal thrive again’ says TV naturalist Chris Packham

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  • Volunteer gardeners scoop top green-fingered award

    Thursday 20th October, 2016

    The Cricklepit Mill Garden Group

    A small band of dedicated volunteer gardeners have been rewarded for their green-fingered efforts with a prestigious award from Britain in Bloom.

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  • Trainee sought to help Plymouth community conservation project

    Thursday 20th October, 2016

    Wildflower survey being undertaken

    Devon Wildlife Trust is offering one lucky person the chance to gain a year’s training and learn about conservation and community engagement in Plymouth’s Active Neighborhoods Project.

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  • Volunteers make the difference at Dartmoor reserve

    Monday 17th October, 2016

    Volunteers have played a crucial part in improvements at Emsworthy Mire

    Six months hard work by volunteers has made a crucial difference for wildlife and people at one of Dartmoor’s premier nature reserves.

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  • Massive seed collection gets underway

    Wednesday 5th October, 2016

    Devon Wildlife Trust is playing a key part in an initiative which is protecting the nation’s ‘tree heritage’.

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  • New report calls for more protected areas for marine wildlife

    Thursday 29th September, 2016

    White beaked dolphin by John Carnell

    • Wildlife Trusts call on government to create more Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) • New sites needed to fill gaps in network of marine protected areas • Nine Devon sites featured in report

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  • Volunteers set to work improving Exeter's 'Panny'

    Tuesday 27th September, 2016

    Group of volunteers

    One of Exeter’s best-loved walking spots is being given a make-over thanks to the efforts of some dedicated local people.

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  • New protected area proposed for Lyme Bay dolphins

    Tuesday 20th September, 2016

    • Devon Wildlife Trust is calling for a Marine Conservation Zone for dolphins, whales and seabirds in south-west of Lyme Bay • Area is important for two species in particular – white beaked dolphins and Balearic shearwaters • More than 1000 Devon residents pledge support after Devon Dolphins campaign launch

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  • Countryfile's Ellie Harrison asks us all to 'Say YES to Wildlife'

    Monday 19th September, 2016

    Countryfile presenter Ellie Harrison with Say YES to Wildlife logo

    • Countryfile presenter features in new film backing South West’s nature • Ellie Harrison urges people to ‘Say Yes to Wildlife’

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