News

  • 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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  • More than 1 in 10 species face extinction, new study finds

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    Sir David Attenborough has backed the reports findings

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report.

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