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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!

  • Celebrate local wildlife - At the local wildlife discovery day in Plymouth on Sat 8 November
  • Christmas at Cricklepit - Join us at this festive celebration for all the family on Sat 6 December
  • Great landscapes for bats - Enjoy an evening talk about the Greater Horseshoe Bat on Fri 14 November

    Events on in Devon

    ‘Thames Residents’ a talk by Colin Humphries - 9 Jan

    Date: 9th January 2015

    Time: 7.30 – 10pm

    ‘Thames Residents’ a talk by Colin Humphries - 9 Jan

    Colin Humphries, North Devon bird watcher, naturalist and wildlife photographer, was previously based in the Thames Valley and will introduce us to some of his favourite ‘residents’ of that area. Donation of £3 per person including refreshments. Everyone welcome. No need to book.

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    Milling at Cricklepit - 9 Jan

    Date: 9th January 2015

    Time: 10am – 12noon

    Milling at Cricklepit - 9 Jan

    Watch local history come alive as the mill’s waterwheel starts turning and grain is ground into flour.  Volunteer millers will show you how the mill works and if you feel inspired to get baking, the stone-ground wholemeal flour is available to buy. Free admission and there is no need to...

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    Work party at Swanpool - 10 Jan

    Date: 10th January 2015

    Time: 10am - 4pm

    Work party at Swanpool - 10 Jan

    Our own local fresh-water marsh nature reserve, just outside Braunton. Contact Mary Breeds for details of tasks to be tackled and meeting place and time. Find out more about Swanpool Marsh here.

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    Beavers, Water and Culm Grassland - 12 Jan

    Date: 12th January 2015

    Time: 7.30 – 9.30pm

    Beavers, Water and Culm Grassland - 12 Jan

    Talk by Mark Elliott, Working Wetlands Project Manager. Come and find out more about the fascinating natural history of the Eurasian beaver and the work of the Devon Beaver Project. The talk will examine the impacts beavers are having on Culm grasslands and on the watercourse that runs through their North...

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    The Natural History of Spiders - 20 Jan

    Date: 20th January 2015

    Time: 7.30 – 9.30pm

    The Natural History of Spiders - 20 Jan

    Peter Smithers is an authority on spiders. His fascinating talk will look at the spiders of the UK, their lifestyles and habitats including our homes as well as exploring the weird and wonderful world of spider reproduction. Suggested donation £3

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    Seaton Jurassic Visitor Centre - 21 Jan

    Date: 21st January 2015

    Time: 7.30 - 9.30pm

    Seaton Jurassic Visitor Centre - 21 Jan

    Illustrated talk by Harry Barton, CEO of DWT. Your opportunity to ask questions on this forthcoming project. Suggested donation £4.

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