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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...

Heath Lobelia – Safeguarding special species

Heath Lobelia – Safeguarding special species

The Heath Lobelia, Lobelia urens, an incredibly rare wildflower, was actually first discovered growing in the UK, here in this area in the 1770s. It was discovered by William Newbery, a herbalist from Heathstock. Belonging to the Campanulaceae family, the Heath...

Saving Devon’s Treescapes

Saving Devon’s Treescapes

With alarming predictions that 90% of our ash trees will be lost to ash dieback disease, Devon’s treescapes and the wildlife dependent on them, face an uncertain future. Dealing with such a devastating forecast, we’re partnering with Saving Devon’s Treescapes, a new...