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Grassland Restoration in the Culm Measures

Added: 4th April 2012

Devon Wildlife Trust are holding a joint event with Flora Locale on 22nd June called Grassland Restoration in the Culm Measures. Click here for more information and to book onto the course.

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DBRC forum

Added: 22nd March 2012

DBRC forum

On Tuesday 20th March, Devon Biodiversity Records Centre (DBRC) hosted their first ever Forum at the Coaver club, County Hall.  The evening was an opportunity for attendees to enjoy a number of presentations by conservation organisations and recording groups from within the county.  There was also a short Q&A session,...

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Build a Bird/Bat/Bee Box Workshop

Added: 5th March 2012

Dartmoor National Park are holding a “Build a Bird/Bat/Bee Box Workshop” on 13 March to the group. Booking essential by 5 March. More information.

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Volunteers needed for toad patrols

Added: 5th March 2012

Devon Reptile and Amphibian Group need volunteers to help at 'Toad patrols' around the county. More information

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Otter spotter training day a success!

Added: 28th February 2012

Otter spotter training day a success!

On Saturday 25th February, DBRC ran a successful otter survey training day up on Exmoor. The day was for new and existing 'otter spotters' to learn about otter ecology and surveying. Twenty-one 'otter spotters' attended the day resulting in 19 new sites being asssigned to volunteers, 16 of which are...

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Devil's finger found on Dartmoor

Added: 26th January 2012

Devil's finger found on Dartmoor

In November 2011 Devon Biodiversity Records Centre (DBRC) received a record of more than 30 fruiting Clathrus archeri (also known as Devil’s fingers or octopus stinkhorn) on Dartmoor. This introduced fungus originates from Australia and New Zealand. It forms a gelatinous ‘egg’ which erupts, revealing up to eight reddish, foul-smelling...

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