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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

    Understanding fungi 27- September

    Date: 27th September 2014

    Time: 10am - 12.30pm

    Understanding fungi 27- September

    Join wildlife expert Phil Page for a walk on Dartmoor to explore the weird world of fungi. Everybody is fascinated by fungi, their colours, shapes and unconventional way of life. Let Phil shed some light. Suggested donation of £3. Numbers limited, booking essential.

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    Orchard's harvest - 27 September

    Date: 27th September 2014

    Time: 11am – 3pm

    Orchard's harvest - 27 September

    Join the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area for this classic autumn-time event. Visit a traditional orchard with a demonstration of apple pressing, plus a tour of some of the holding's traditionally laid hedges as part of 2014 Devon Year of the Hedge. Spaces are limited and booking is essential. 

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    Rockpool ramble 27 September

    Date: 27th September 2014

    Time: 1.30 - 3pm

    Rockpool ramble 27 September

    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 details of further events visit www.wemburymarinecentre.org. Adults £3, children £2, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

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    Wildlife Art talk, exhibition and demonstration - 1 October

    Date: 1st October 2014

    Time: 8pm

    Artist Diane Bailey will show some of her wonderful wildlife paintings, talk about her inspiration from the creatures she lives amongst, how the paintings develop, and demonstrate some of the techniques she uses in her painting. £3 donation to DWT.

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    Woodland and water walk - 2 October

    Date: 2nd October 2014

    Time: 11am-3pm

    Learn how Devon woodland can be managed for both biodiversity and economic value and how beautiful riverside habitats bordering the Torridge are being returned to wildflower meadows. Spaces are limited and booking is essential. Please use contact details for booking and further enquiries.

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    Marine wildlife ID training - 4 October

    Date: 4th October 2014

    Time: 10am-4:30pm

    Marine wildlife ID training - 4 October

    Develop the skills that will help you identify whales, dolphins and seabirds that can be see from shore and at sea around the UK coast. Located at Wembury Marine Centre near Plymouth, all attendees will leave trained in how to spot, identify and submit their sightings for vital scientific research. Run...

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