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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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  • Devon fish paying high price for Scottish salmon farms

    Friday 23rd June, 2017

    Male corkwing wrasse, off south Devon (Paul Naylor)

    A Devon-based wildlife charity is calling for immediate action to control a fishing practice which is leading to thousands of local fish – from a family of fish known as wrasse - being removed from around the coast of Devon.

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  • Seaton Jurassic wins major South West Award

    Tuesday 20th June, 2017

    Seaton Jurassic, Devon Wildlife Trust's and East Devon District Council’s flagship visitor attraction, has scooped a major South West award for the best leisure and hospitality project of the year.

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  • Discover Exeter’s hidden wildlife oasis

    Monday 19th June, 2017

    Cricklepit Mill Exeter

    One of Exeter’s best spots for wildlife will be open to the public this Sunday for a special open garden event near the quay.

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