Living Landscapes

We call for new homes for people and wildlife

Wednesday 10th January 2018

Front cover of report Homes for people and wildlifeThe Wildlife Trusts have outlined their vision for housing

The Wildlife Trusts are leading the way in outlining their new vision for why and how we should be building nature-friendly housing developments.

Tagged with: Living Landscapes, Building, Built environment, Devon, Homes, Housing, Wildlife

Devon Wildlife Trust team up with fire service to warn of risk of wild fires

Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Wild fire takes hold of a Devon heathlandLittle rain over the past two months have left parts of the countryside at risk

• Devastating impact of recent Woodbury Common fire is a ‘warning’ • Fire Service and Devon Wildlife Trust ask public to take care and be vigilant

Tagged with: Living Landscapes, Devon, Devon and Somerset Fire Service, Devon Wildlife Trust, Heathland, Wild fire, Woodbury Common

Views being sought on estuary's future

Monday 3rd April 2017

Devon Wildlife Trust's Dawlish Warren nature reserveA public consultation on the future of the Exe Estuary runs until the end of April 2017

Have your say on the Review of Exe Estuary Zones & Codes of Conduct before the end of April.

Tagged with: Living Landscapes, Consultation, Devon Wildlife Trust, Exe Estuary, Wildlife

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.

Tagged with: Living Landscapes, Devon, Devon Wildlife Trust, European Uniion, Harry Barton, Legislation, Nature Directives, Protection

Trainee sought to help Plymouth community conservation project

Thursday 20th October 2016

Wildflower survey being undertakenLearning 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.

Tagged with: Living Landscapes, Active Neighbourhoods, Devon Wildlife Trust, Job, Plymouth, Trainee

Teigngrace Meadow bounces back thanks to Biffa

Wednesday 10th August 2016

The new bench at Teigngrace MeadowA new bench at Teigngrace Meadows provides great view of the local landscape

Devon Wildlife Trust's newest nature reserve has been boosted by support from Biffa Award

Tagged with: Living Landscapes, Biffa Award, Nature reserves, Teigngrace Meadow, Wildflowers