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Avon Valley Project Film

Devon Wildlife Trust, supported by the South Devon Nature Trust, has been working to restore and re-connect precious wildlife habitat across the Avon Valley since 2011. This short film gives a flavour of what the project is all about......

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Archimedes ScrewFest

Thank you to everyone who came down to see us at the Archimedes Screwfest on Saturday. Here's a short video celebrating the event, which has been running for 3 years... Find out more at the Bioregional Learning Centre's...

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Join us at Archimedes Screw Fest on 6th October!

The 3rd Annual Archimedes Screw Fest celebrates the River Dart and its most spectacular new landmarks – the twin turbines of the Totnes Weir hydropower scheme. Event date: 6th October, 2018 Time: 10am-4pm Admission: Free Join us as we celebrate...

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Volunteers needed for Salcombe Beach Clean!

South Devon AONB are organising a beach clean as part of the Great British Beach Clean weekend – and need your help! 16th September 1:30pm - 3:30pm Meet outside Harbour office, Whitestrand, Salcombe, TQ8 8BU The event will include a short boat trip over to Scoble...

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Working Group Meeting – 26th January 2018

The next South Devon Catchments Partnership working group meeting is going to be held on Friday 26th January at 10am. At this meeting we will be discussing SDCP progress and our aspirations for the coming year. Please email rosie@wrt.org.uk for more details if you are...

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Gravel bringing salmon back to Devon river

New spawning habitats are bringing salmon back to a stretch of the River Avon. In a five-minute spot survey this autumn, the Westcountry Rivers Trust counted 21 juvenile salmon on a stretch of river where no salmon or trout were counted four years ago. Over the last...

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Flood Expo 2017

Flood Expo is taking place on the 27th & 28th of September. The Environment Agency, UN Climate Change, N.A.S.A (Disaster Prediction), The MOD, The MET Office and 220 other expert speakers and 370 suppliers are all meeting at the ExCeL, London to discuss solving some...

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Loving the Dart

Find out what is happening on your river!   Thursday 5th October Dartmoor Lodge, Peartree Cross, Ashburton, Newton Abbot TQ13 7JW 1:30pm to 5pm including a paddle in the Ashburn Brook The Westcountry Rivers Trust is hosting an afternoon event to highlight some of the...

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The Drip – A Watery Tale…

Take a thought-provoking and quirky journey through the water cycle with our new animation. You'll learn more about our impacts on our local rivers, estuaries and seas, and the opportunities for a brighter future...

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