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Devon Science and Environment


A project integrating training and conservation, on their 80-acre organic farm by the Dart.

BBC Devon: Planet Devon

News, articles and views from Devon with an environmental flavour.

Butterfly Conservation Devon

Offers information on species of moth and butterfly found in Devon, with sightings register and details of group activities.

Carshare Devon

Allows Devon users to offer and to take advantage of car sharing journeys in and around the county.

Dartmoor Preservation Association

An independent member organisation that helps to look after Dartmoor. The DPA maintains a strong interest in archaeology and the ecology of the moor.

Dawlish Warren NNR

Resource focused on the natural habitats and geological history of the Dawlish Warren area; includes wildlife sightings and species information.

Devon Bat Group

A conservation group with bat groups in Hillfield and Beaworthy. Details of bat box schemes, events plus talks and membership.

Devon County Council: Geology

Presents information on Devon's geology and on sites to visit in the area.

Devon RIGS

Describes the RIGS (regionally important geological sites) in Devon and offers information on their management.

The Devon Wildlife Trust

A group concerned with the conservation of wildlife and the Devon countryside. Includes news, places to visit and how to get involved.

The Devonshire Association

Established in 1862 to foster study of the county, including wildlife, geology, history, architecture, literature and folklore. provides details of membership, activities, courses, meetings, and publications.

English Riviera Global Geopark

Provides detailed descriptions of the 32 geosites in this designated South Devon Geopark, plus information on visiting and enjoying the area.

Exmoor Zoo

Maintains collections of exotic and rare animals and birds, displayed in natural surroundings; includes a visitor guide, news, and their education programme.

Modbury South Devon

Facts and links to information and resources about plastics from Britain’s first plastic bag free town.

North Devon's Biosphere Reserve

One of two UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in the UK; includes background, with information about the landscape, wildlife, and cultural heritage of the area.

Offwell Woodland & Wildlife Trust

Manages a woodland education centre near Honiton; describes their conservation programme, with background on the area's wildlife and habitat, and a large collection of resources.

Recycle Devon

Partnership of local authorities, offering information, advice and FAQ on recycling facilities in Devon.

Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve

Offers a guide to the wildlife and habitats on the wetlands reserve, and the field studies centre; includes a history, maps, and visitor information.

Teign Energy Communities

Community Benefit Society (CBS) umbrella, providing the financial and legal framework for organisations within Teignbridge to deliver their own local Renewable Energy projects.

Westden (West Devon Environmental Network)

Works with communities to find practical solutions to the interlinked social, environmental and economic challenges faced in rural areas.

Wild Badger Magic

Details of a Devon badger watch location and hide. Includes video diaries, images and how to visit.

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