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Wildlife Events in Devon


Things to do in Devon:

DWT runs hundreds of wildlife events in Devon each year.

To find out what's on in Devon start searching the listings below.

Your passport to wildlife activities in Devon is here!

  • Become a dragonfly detective! Join us at DWT Bovey Heathfield for family fun with a dragonfly theme on Thurs 28 August
  • Learn how to survey for bats - take part in a training walk on the River Exe as part of the Exeter Big Bat Survey on Mon 8 September
  • Discover the wildlife of Exmoor's seashore - take a closer look at the animals on the beach at Combe Martin in our Shoresearch event on Sat 13 September

    Events on in Devon

    Rockpool ramble 27 August

    Date: 27th August 2014

    Time: 12.30pm

    Rockpool ramble 27 August

    Join us for a guided tour of some of the best rockpools in Devon. No need to book – just come along on the day. For more information and details of further events visit  www.wemburymarinecentre.org. Adults £3, children £2, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

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    Dragonfly detectives - 28 August

    Date: 28th August 2014

    Time: 10.30am-3.30pm

    Dragonfly detectives - 28 August

    A chance for children to become an Insect Investigator for the day, looking out for dragonflies and damselflies on this heathland reserve. Have a go at pond-dipping to discover these insects in their larval stage, follow the dragonfly trail to pick up clues and answer questions about the lives of...

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    Rockpool ramble - 28 August

    Date: 28th August 2014

    Time: 1pm

    Rockpool ramble - 28 August

    Join us for a guided tour of some of the best rockpools in Devon. No need to book – just come along on the day. Formore information and details of further events visit www.wemburymarinecentre.org. Adults £3, children £2,all children must be accompanied by an adult.

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    Mini-beasts of Exmoor - 30 August

    Date: 30th August 2014

    Time: 11am-4pm approx

    Mini-beasts of Exmoor - 30 August

    Pam and Peter invite us to investigate the bugs and beasts around their land. Microscope workshop after field investigations. Booking essential. For details of eventand to book, contact Paul Madgett onmadgett@hotmail.com or 01271 812617. Small suggested donation to DWT for adults, children free. Sorry no dogs (except assistance dogs) 

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    Wembury history wander - 31 August

    Date: 31st August 2014

    Time: 2 - 4pm

    Wembury history wander - 31 August

    Join us and David Pinder from the Wembury Local History Society to find out more about Wembury’s fascinating past. We’ll take a gentle stroll on the coastpath and hear about Mill Farm, St Werburgh’s church, the Mewstone and the 1909 plans to turn Wembury into working docks! Please dress for the...

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    Volunteer training event for bat surveys - 1 Sept

    Date: 1st September 2014

    Time: There are two sessions either 5.30-7pm and 7.15-8.45pm

    Can you help to monitor one of Britain’s rarest bats? Be a part of the exciting new Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project! We want to find out as much as we can about the feeding habits of Greater Horseshoes bats so we can protect them and the flight paths...

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