Where to go this season
In autumn Devon’s animals get ready for the long cold days ahead. Here are some of the best places to see them make their preparations...
Autumn sees the dramatic deer rut. Rackenford and Knowstone Moors (near Tiverton) are the place to go to see and hear the drama unfold.
Look for song thrushes and blackbirds as they gorge themselves on the blackberries and other hedgerow harvest berries at our nature reserves, Halwill Junction (near Okehampton) and Meeth Quarry (near Hatherleigh).
Say goodbye to the last of the summer’s swallows as they swoop to gather insects over the grassy fields of Bellever Moor and Meadows (Dartmoor) nature reserve.
Other wild places to go this autumn
In early autumn take a wander across one of our heathland nature reserves Bovey Heathfield (near Bovey Tracey), Chudleigh Knighton (near Chudleigh) and Venn Ottery (near Honiton) to see the heather and gorse turn the landscape purple and gold.
Highlights of our wildlife year and local group AGM
Everyone is welcome to join the Exmouth LG for a talk by Roger Hamling 'Highlights of our wildlife year' and our local group…
Some Rewarding Work
Some rewarding practical work in the reserve. Tools provided. Please bring wellies and a pack lunch.
Stags, sextons and staphs – Britain’s amazing beetles
Roger Avery describes the astonishing diversity of Britain’s 4000+ beetle species including the amazing life cycle of oil beetles,…
Your autumn highlights
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