Competition launched aimed at getting gardeners to help local bats
Wednesday 6th July, 2016
The Wildlife Trusts, Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and Bat Conservation Trust have joined forces to launch a new competition to identify the best insect-friendly plant display in the country.
Devon beaver mascot named as 'Nora'
Monday 4th July, 2016
• Winning name – ‘Nora’ - plays on gnawing wood habits of the rodents! • Winner of naming competition revealed as shop owner from Sidmouth • Nora the beaver mascot to appear at events throughout the summer
Smartphone addicts more anxious than nature-lovers, research shows
Tuesday 14th June, 2016
• Research shows smartphone addicts are more anxious and less sociable than nature lovers • Devon Wildlife Trust runs initiative to help ‘wean people from their screen’
Two new beavers released at secret East Devon location
Thursday 26th May, 2016
• Two beavers released to join existing wild colony on River Otter • Successful – and sanctioned - release hailed as crucial next step in the story of England’s wild beaver • New arrivals will add to the ‘genetic diversity’ of the existing wild population
Let your family go wild at special event
Wednesday 25th May, 2016
Special 30 Days Wild event in the Cricklepit Mill wildlife garden, Exeter Free family activities throughout the day - everyone welcome
Nature connection at the heart of a happy and healthy life
Monday 23rd May, 2016
Results of UK’s first month-long nature challenge published as 2016 campaign launches in Devon
Name our beaver mascot!
Tuesday 17th May, 2016
We're looking for help in naming our new beaver mascot.
National Mills Weekend sees special Exeter event
Thursday 12th May, 2016
Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) is running its popular annual National Mills weekend event on Sunday 15 May. Cricklepit Mill, DWT’s headquarters on Exeter’s Quay, is the last working watermill in Exeter.
Orchestra goes wild for wildlife
Tuesday 10th May, 2016
Exeter Symphony Orchestra is to perform a special evening of wildlife-themed music at Exeter Cathedral, generously sponsored by South West Water.
All welcome at Meeth Discovery Day
Tuesday 10th May, 2016
Meeth Quarry nature reserve is hosting our next big Discovery Day on Sunday 22nd May.