#SavingSpecialSpecies – protecting endangered species

#SavingSpecialSpecies – protecting endangered species

Devon is rich in wildlife and important for the conservation of many species. At least 1,600 species that occur here are considered to be either threatened with extinction in the British Isles or are nationally scarce. Our wildlife is in crisis and we need to act now...
Saving the Grey Long Eared Bat

Saving the Grey Long Eared Bat

The Grey long eared bat needs our help. With as few as 1000 bats, located in 8 main maternity roosts spread across the south of England, we need to act now to prevent their extinction in the UK.  We’ve committed to doing the best we can for this rare mammal locally,...
Brown Hairstreak Egg Hunt – Volunteer surveyors needed!

Brown Hairstreak Egg Hunt – Volunteer surveyors needed!

We need volunteers to help us explore East Devon’s historic hedgerows to survey blackthorn for the beautiful eggs of the Brown Hairstreak butterfly. Keen eyes and patience are needed for this rewarding conservation work, but no experience is necessary as full training...

Nature Connections

We often don’t have the time to include all the things we’d like to in our meetings, or to dive deeper into the themes and issues that guide our work, so we’ve put together a collection of videos and images that help us take a closer look at the...
Update: Brown Hairstreak Butterfly

Update: Brown Hairstreak Butterfly

The Brown Hairstreak butterfly is one of 8 endangered species we are supporting through our East Devon AONB Species Recovery project #SavingSpecialSpecies – raising awareness and promoting action.   Hard to find Adult brown hairstreaks are notoriously difficult...