Beaver Management in Bavaria

I was fortunate enough to be invited to Bavaria at the start of October to learn about their approach to beaver management.

Visitor Management & the Pebblebed heaths

Durwyn Lilley and Chris Panter from Footprint Ecology gave a fascinating insight into visitor use patterns and perceptions of the Pebblebed heaths at our annual Friends Forum on the 24th September 2015.

Space for Nature

A first draft of a Space for nature report has been completed for the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths Site of Special Scientific Interest

A day of beavers and cirl buntings

A rather exciting day for wildlife on the Estate.

Annual Himalayan balsam review

Staff of Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust and local community groups dedicated to controlling Himalayan balsam in and around the Otter Valley met up last Thursday in the Otter Inn to discuss the achievements of the past year.

Initial Consultation Responses in for the Lower Otter Project

Over the summer we have been out and about talking to a broad range of local people regarding the plans for the Lower Otter Restoration Project.

Surveying Nightjars

A perfect evening on East Budleigh Common

Damage to Woodbury Castle

Four wheel drive vehicles damage Woodbury Castle

Last chance for a swail

The recent good spell of dry weather has enabled the heaths to dry significantly to allow us to swail after a horrendously wet winter.

Friends of the Commons expanding

After a busy few months of events, 80 people have now joined the Friends of the Commons group