Queen Red-tailed bumblebee feeding on yellow tree peony

Why should we care about insects?

87% of all plant species need animal pollination and most of this is delivered by insects. Around three-quarters of all crop types grown by humans need to be pollinated by insects. If we want to…

Cyril Cole

A local legend

Everyone at Devon Wildlife Trust was saddened to hear of the passing of Cyril Cole. Cyril has been a great friend of DWT for many years, a passionate advocate for wildlife and a real force for…

beaver with kits

River Otter Beaver Trial news

On Valentines Day 2020, while couples across the country were celebrating the passing of another year together, something momentous quietly happened in east Devon. The five year River Otter…