Devon Wildlife Trust AGM and Members' Day - Saturday 7 October 2017

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The AGM and Members’ Day will be held at Stover School, near Newton Abbot.

Professor Iain StewartThe day is a chance for you to find out more about some of the exciting projects we have delivered, thanks to your support, and to celebrate what we have achieved together for Devon’s wildlife.

We're delighted to welcome as our new President, eminent geologist Professor Iain Stewart MBE, Director of the Sustainable Earth Institute at Plymouth University. 

A short, formal AGM will be followed by a 'Question Time' session debating the challenges facing The Wildlife Trusts' mission in the coming years - your chance to quiz our expert panel. 

Expect a lively discussion with Iain Stewart, Harry Barton (DWT CEO) and Molly Marlow (Head Teacher of Willowbrook School and passionate advocate for outdoor education). After lunch, options include learning more about our Greater Horseshoe Bat project and a number of guided walks, including Bovey Heathfield, Teigngrace Meadows and Chudleigh Knighton Heath nature reserves. 


Tony Juniper very much regrets he is unable to attend on 7 October as a planned trip to the USA has been unexpectedly brought forward.


10.00am Welcome and registration. Tea/coffee. 

10.30am Annual General Meeting
Chaired by Prof Iain Stewart MBE, President. 
See papers below:

11.10am Open Forum* - For questions regarding DWT issues. 

11.20am Volunteer Awards

11.30am A 'Question Time' panel including Molly Marlow, Prof Iain Stewart and Harry Barton. Chaired by Dr Peta Foxall. 


12.30pm Lunch
A buffet lunch (selection of sandwiches, savoury items, cakes, flapjacks and tea/coffee included). Cost £10.00 per person, by pre-booking. 

Teigngrace Meadow2.00pm Activities
See booking form for full details. 

  • Greater Horseshoe Bat project - presentation in Jubilee Hall
  • Stover Country Park guided walk
  • DWT nature reserves guided walks - choose from:
    - Bovey Heathfield
    - Teigngrace Meadow
    - Chudleigh Knighton Heath
  • Chudleigh bat trail - guided walk through Chudleigh

3.30pm Finish

* OPEN FORUM QUESTIONS - To ask your questions please send copy to with "FAO: Sarah Loweth" in the subject line by Monday 2 October. Questions on the day will be taken at the discretion of the Chair. 


Jubilee Hall, Stover School, Stover, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 6QG. The venue has ample free parking and is accessible by bus. 


The AGM is for members only and is free to attend, but you are asked to please register in advance. Afternoon activities are free and lunch costs £10.00 per person.

Activities may vary according to bookings and the weather on the day. Numbers are limited for some activities.

Please book by Monday 2 October.

Bookings for places on scheduled activities can be made online via the form below, or by phone, 01392 260845. If no one is available to answer, please leave a voicemail message and we will ring you back.

Alternatively, click here to print a booking form to fill in and post to us at Cricklepit Mill, Commercial Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4AB by Monday 2 October.

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