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Otter spotter training day lots of fun!

Added: 14th April 2014

Otter spotter training day lots of fun!

Thank you to everyone who came to our annual otter spotter training day/meeting on Saturday at the Donkey Sanctuary. We had a great day exploring some of the woods on the Donkey Sanctuary land and found some amazing signs of otter on the River Otter (!) including...

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Rob and Alex's last day at DBRC

Added: 2nd April 2014

Rob and Alex's last day at DBRC

Robert Dunn and Alex Worsley have now completed their year as County Wildlife Site trainees with DBRC and we were very sad to say goodbye to them today. They have both worked extremely hard during their time at DBRC both during the survey season and in the winter months doing...

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First winter grassland ID course a success!

Added: 3rd March 2014

First winter grassland ID course a success!

DBRC held it's first ever winter grassland ID course on Friday. The rain stayed off and we have had some excellent feedback from those that attended the day: "Great course- enjoyed - can't wait to put into practice" "Course was very useful and gave me confidence to go and...

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Seabirds washed up on South West beaches

Added: 20th February 2014

Seabirds washed up on South West beaches

Issued by RSPCA, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Devon Wildlife Trust, Cornwall Wildlife Trust and RSPB Every year - particularly in winter - some seabirds are washed up on beaches in south west England. This guidance is issued to help people who come across such `beached’ birds and to assist with welfare and...

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Interesting Dragonfly sightings this Autumn

Added: 13th November 2013

Interesting Dragonfly sightings this Autumn

We have recently been informed that this Autumn, a rare migrant species of dragonfly,the Vagrant emperor Anax ephippiger was recorded at Bovey Heath. Apparently this species is a rare migrant to the UK but has been seen more frequently recently. It comes from sub-Saharan desert area. For the full story, see...

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New record for Wild Service Tree in Exeter

Added: 5th November 2013

New record for Wild Service Tree in Exeter

Whilst doing their 'recci' for the DBRC winter twig ID course  Hannah and Sam found a new record for Wild Service Tree (Sorbus torminalis) in Exeter.  The tree is in a new community woodland in the Riverside Valley Park area of Exeter. Wild Service Tree is included within the Devon BAP...

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