Beavers scoop top BBC Countryfile Magazine Award
Wednesday 15th March 2017
Two beaver kits feed on the banks of the River Otter, summer 2017
The remarkable story of Devon’s wild beavers goes on with the announcement that the Westcountry rodents have now won a top national award.
New England Wood becomes our 50th nature reserve
Wednesday 1st March 2017
Looking for a New England? Then welcome to our 50th nature reserve
A woodland which was saved from development has become Devon Wildlife Trust’s 50th nature reserve.
Farmers go behind scenes to discover source of local water
Monday 30th January 2017
Upstream Thinking in action: East Devon Farmers gather to get an insight into the work of South West Water
East Devon farmers and landowners recently got an exclusive behind the scenes view of a South West Water plant.
Devon Wildlife Trust hopes to open ‘Nature School’
Friday 27th January 2017
Devon's first Nature School will maximise children's time learning out of doors. Photo, Charlie Tyjas
Devon Wildlife Trust has announced that it hopes to open Devon’s first ‘Nature School’.
It's victory (at least for now)
Wednesday 7th December 2016
Avocets land at the Exe Estuary: one of the Devon places to have enjoyed protection under the EU's Nature Directives. Photo: Neil Bygrave
News broke today that the 28 member states of the European Commission have decided that the Nature Directives are not to be revised or weakened. These laws have provided the cornerstone of wildlife and landscape protection for the past 35 years.
Trainee sought to help Plymouth community conservation project
Thursday 20th October 2016
Learning the art of wildflower surveys will be part of the new trainee's role
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.
Volunteers make the difference at Dartmoor reserve
Monday 17th October 2016
Volunteers have played a crucial part in improvements for people and wildlife 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.
Volunteers set to work improving Exeter's 'Panny'
Tuesday 27th September 2016
Members of Exeter volunteer group, Ludwell Life, with DWT's Emily Stallworthy, seated centre
One of Exeter’s best-loved walking spots is being given a make-over thanks to the efforts of some dedicated local people.