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Woodland ID course

Added: 2nd May 2013

Woodland ID course

Last week DBRC ran a successful woodland ID course for the second year running. The course was well attended by environmental consultants, conservation professionals and volunteers who got to grips with woodland plant ID under the expert tuition of Hannah Gibbons, our County Wildlife Site surveyor. Feedback we have had...

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DBRC forum 2013

Added: 24th April 2013

DBRC forum 2013

Last night we held our annual forum at County Hall. The forum was well attended with DBRC staff and volunteers along with 39 guests including representatives from local authorities, local ecological consultants and local recorders. Ian Egerton, manager of DBRC gave a short summary of the DBRC's achievements...

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DBRC now holds over 3 million records!

Added: 10th April 2013

DBRC now holds over 3 million records!

Latest figures are in for the number of records on our database at DBRC.... We now hold a total of 3,185,100 records! See what different datasets we hold

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Volunteers needed for hare survey

Added: 10th April 2013

Volunteers needed for hare survey

South-West Action For Hares (SWAFH) is running a hare survey, and is looking for volunteers to walk a transect in a 1km square, on three occasions, recording the hares seen and their distance from the transect line.  Contact Rodney Hale at brownharepreservation@btopenworld.com for more details. See also Hare...

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Two new County Wildlife Site trainees recruited

Added: 13th March 2013

Two new County Wildlife Site trainees recruited

DBRC has now selected two new volunteers for our County Wildlife Site trainee scheme. They are Alex Worsley and Robert Dunn. They have both been volunteering for the National Trust on long-term places and are due to start with us on Tuesday 9 April.  We are looking forward to them joining...

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'Otter spotter' training day

Added: 12th March 2013

'Otter spotter' training day

Our 'otter spotter' training on Saturday went down really well. Feedback from people who attended the event has been excellent and everyone seemed to enjoy the day. The morning was a classroom session led by Ellie and Caroline from DBRC about otter ecology, recording otters and the work of DBRC....

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