Jun 28 2021

The Big Butterfly Count

The 2121 Big Butterfly count takes place from Friday 16th July to Sunday 8th August. The Butterfly conservation trust asks people to spend 15 minutes in a sunny spot and count the number of butterflies that they see. So, if you are out volunteering in...

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Jun 04 2021

Buttercups at Haddon Wood

The Buttercups are now blooming in Haddon Wood and there are three different species, so I thought it would be nice to look at them. Interestingly the name Buttercup did not come into common use until the middle of the eighteenth century. Before that there...

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May 14 2021

Owlets at Duncliffe wood

On a rather damp Sunday morning a group of dedicated and trained volunteers went out to Duncliffe wood to check our nest boxes They had an unexpectedly successful visit. Other local woodland trust woods checked earlier this month didn’t reveal any Tawny owls but Duncliffe did...

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Apr 13 2021

Monitoring the Herd

When the medieval inhabitants of the Teign valley introduced a herd of fallow deer to Whiddon Deer park, they could scarcely have imagined that 500 years later, we would be counting their descendants as they wander through Fingle Woods at night. It would be even...

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Mar 29 2021

An Industrious Rural Landscape

Devon’s landscapes are often considered to be among the most beautiful and diverse in the country. From the wind-swept moors and steep river valleys of Dartmoor, rolling through the lush green hills of south Devon to the towns, estuaries and beaches along the sparkling coast,...

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