• 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.

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  • Devon beaver mascot named as 'Nora'

    Monday 4th July, 2016

    Devon Wildlife Trust's beaver mascot has been named as 'Nora'

    • 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

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  • Smartphone addicts more anxious than nature-lovers, research shows

    Tuesday 14th June, 2016

    Child leaping down sand dunes

    • 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’

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  • 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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