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.
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’.
We've been nominated for a top BBC Countryfile award!
Thursday 19th January 2017
With your vote our work with the River Otter beavers could win an award
Local conservation charity Devon Wildlife Trust could be in line for a prestigious honour for its work with beavers.
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.
Two new beavers released at secret East Devon location
Thursday 26th May 2016
A female beaver takes to the water in its new East Devon home. Photo, Nick Upton/naturepl.com
• 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
Nature connection at the heart of a happy and healthy life
Monday 23rd May 2016
Unlock your inner wild-child with us this June
Results of UK’s first month-long nature challenge published as 2016 campaign launches in Devon