“Ruda Ranger Rose” will demonstrate how they look after their wildlife habitats from foreshore, through dunes and dune-pasture to ponds and rough grassland.
A walk along a bumble-bee transect covered weekly in summer by our leader (bumblebee sightings not guaranteed – weather-dependent!)
Morte Point has spectacular slate crags and cliffs – the base of which provide favoured haul-outs for Grey Seals, and Dave Jenkins knows many of them “personally”.
Although possessing some characteristics of “ancient woodland”, this site has a complex history. We will discuss past and recent management, and invite ideas on increasing biodiversity.
John Breeds will lay out his light-traps at a previously un-surveyed site for moths.
Bats are likely to be flying, bring detector if you have one.
Barnstaple local group's annual visit to John Breed’s own land near Braunton, where we will see a range of moths, while bats feed overhead.
Join Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project at this illustrated talk. Learn how you can get involved in helping this endangered species in your local area.
Barnstaple DWT local group have arranged a visit to the commercially-run “Devon Badger Watch” for up to 16 people.
Harry will tell us about DWT’s plans and projects (including those in North Devon) and share how he sees Devon’s wilder future developing over the next 2 years.
A volunteer team has developed this site from farmland to a wide range of habitats, from wetland to flower-rich slopes and berry-rich woodland.