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

Meet our new President: Prof Iain Stewart

Wednesday 12th July 2017

Prof Iain Stewart Our new President: Prof Iain Stewart MBE

Plymouth University academic and TV geologist Professor Iain Stewart MBE has been revealed as our new president.

Tagged with: Devon Wildlife Trust, Geology, Iain Stewart, Plymouth, President, Wembury, Wildlife

People of Exeter, is your garden officially wildlife-friendly?

Monday 3rd July 2017

DWT's Emily Stallworthy is leading the search for Exeter's wildlife gardens

We're offering green-fingered folk living in Exeter the chance to have their patches honoured as a ‘wildlife-friendly garden’.

Tagged with: Wildlife gardening, Devon Wildlife Trust, Emily stallworthy, Exeter, Exeter wild city, Gardening, Hedgehogs, Wildlife

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

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

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

Smartphone addicts more anxious than nature-lovers, research shows

Tuesday 14th June 2016

Child leaping down sand dunesScreen or green: we think children's lives should be a bit more wild

• Research shows smartphone addicts are more anxious and less sociable than nature lovers • Devon Wildlife Trust runs initiative to help ‘wean people from their screen’

Tagged with: 30 Days Wild, Children, Wildlife

Let your family go wild at special event

Wednesday 25th May 2016

We believe every child should be wild

Special 30 Days Wild event in the Cricklepit Mill wildlife garden, Exeter Free family activities throughout the day - everyone welcome

Tagged with: Events & Shows, 30 Days Wild, Devon Wildlife Trust, Event, Exeter, Family, Free, Half term, Wildlife

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