River runner aims to help wildlife

Thursday 22nd March 2018

Man and dog running along path through woodlandCraig and his dog 'Izzy' in training for their fundraising run

A Loddiswell man is aiming to combine his passion for Devon’s special wildlife with running to raise funds for two top local conservation charities.

Tagged with: Fundraising, Bat Conservation Trust, Craig Dunton, Devon Wildlife Trust, Fundraising, Running, South Hams, Wildlife

Emily rides into town

Thursday 28th September 2017

Emily Bacon has a new bike to help her with her schools work

There’s a new bike on the streets of Exeter this autumn and it’ll be arriving at a school near you soon!

Tagged with: Fundraising, People's Postcode Lottery; schools; exeter; bike; green; transport

Help save one of Devon’s most endangered species

Monday 3rd April 2017

Our captive breeding of mussels has been successful - so far.

A conservation project which aims to save one of Devon’s most endangered animals is now urgently seeking donations from the public so that it can continue its vital work.

Tagged with: Fundraising, Devon Wildlife Trust, Donate, Freeshwater Biological Association, Freshwater pearl mussels, North devon, River, Taw, Torridge, Wildlife

Heathland bounces back

Wednesday 24th August 2016

Local volunteers have played a vital role in Clayhidon's restorationLocal volunteers have played a vital role in the restoration of Clayhidon Turbary nature reserve

The return of grazing livestock after a gap of many decades has put a rare Mid Devon landscape firmly on the road to recovery.

Tagged with: Fundraising, Clayhidon Turbary, Mid Devon, Nature reserve, Wildlife

Name our beaver mascot!

Tuesday 17th May 2016

Beaver costumeThis is your chance to give a name to our Cofton Country Holidays sponsored beaver mascot

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

Tagged with: Fundraising, Beavers, Cofton Country Holidays, Devon Wildlife Trust, River Otter

Orchestra goes wild for wildlife

Tuesday 10th May 2016

Violinist Julia Iddon poses at Bystock Pools nature reserveViolinist Julia Iddon was one of the musicians to take part in the wild photoshoot. Photo, Matt Austin

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

Tagged with: Fundraising, Devon Wildlife Trust, Exeter cathedral, Exeter symphony orchestra, Music, South west water, Wildlife

Devon's wild beavers receive boost

Thursday 5th May 2016

Beaver emereges from its lodgeBeavers in Devon have received a boost with new funding. Photo, Ben Lee

Tagged with: Fundraising, Beavers, Devon, Devon Wildlife Trust, Peter De Haan, River Otter