News

  • Two new beavers released at secret East Devon location

    Thursday 26th May, 2016

    Beaver takes its first wild swim

    • 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

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  • 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

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  • Nature connection at the heart of a happy and healthy life

    Monday 23rd May, 2016

    Boy climbing a tree

    Results of UK’s first month-long nature challenge published as 2016 campaign launches in Devon

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  • Name our beaver mascot!

    Tuesday 17th May, 2016

    Beaver costume

    We're looking for help in naming our new beaver mascot.

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  • National Mills Weekend sees special Exeter event

    Thursday 12th May, 2016

    Cricklepit Mill

    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.

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  • Orchestra goes wild for wildlife

    Tuesday 10th May, 2016

    Violinist Julia Iddon poses at Bystock Pools nature reserve

    Exeter Symphony Orchestra is to perform a special evening of wildlife-themed music at Exeter Cathedral, generously sponsored by South West Water.

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  • All welcome at Meeth Discovery Day

    Tuesday 10th May, 2016

    Visitors overlooking one of Meeth Quarry's large lakes

    Meeth Quarry nature reserve is hosting our next big Discovery Day on Sunday 22nd May.

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  • Devon's wild beavers receive boost

    Thursday 5th May, 2016

    Beaver emereges from its lodge

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  • Rare 'white blackbird' lands in North Devon

    Wednesday 20th April, 2016

    A rare albino blackbird has been spotted in North Devon

    A rare albino blackbird has been found by Devon Wildlife Trust staff in a North Devon garden.

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  • Celebrate woodlands this spring

    Tuesday 19th April, 2016

    Feeling blue? Check out one of Devon's bluebell woods

    We're urging everyone to get out and enjoy one of nature’s wonders: our woodlands

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