Red-tailed bumblebee

Red-tailed bumblebee ©Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

Wildlife friendly gardening

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Go wild in your garden!

Large or small, ledge or yard, your garden can be a mosaic in a wider network of natural havens, linking urban green spaces with nature reserves and the countryside. By gardening sympathetically for wildlife, you’ll be rewarded by a truly natural outdoor space, where you can connect with the wildlife that call your patch home.

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Hazel Dormouse

Hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius), Kent, UK. Photographed in wild under licence with remote camera (camera trap). - Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

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Avocet feeding in the water

Avocet. Photo, Mike Tuckett

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Bluebell carpet in an ancient woodland

Luke Massey/2020VISION

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Protecting wildlife for the future

Established sixty years ago by a small group of volunteers, Devon Wildlife Trust is the only charity that exists to protect all wildlife in Devon and to safeguard Devon’s unique natural environment. 

Hedgehog in autumn leaves

WildNet - Tom Marshall

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Vine House Farm field with red tractor and birds © Nicholas Watts, Vine House Farm Bird Foods

Vine House Farm ©Nicholas Watts, Vine House Farm Bird Foods

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Woman aged 35-45 years 'hugging' pine tree, Abernethy Forest, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, - Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

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