A rather exciting day for wildlife on the Estate.
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.
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.
A perfect evening on East Budleigh Common
Four wheel drive vehicles damage Woodbury Castle
The recent good spell of dry weather has enabled the heaths to dry significantly to allow us to swail after a horrendously wet winter.
After a busy few months of events, 80 people have now joined the Friends of the Commons group
It's always great to escape the office for a few hours and talk to children about the history and biodiversity of the Commons. This time I was accompanied by a prehistoric creature!
With the days drawing in our attentions focus on another season of winter wotk
This week the staff undertook a recce of two important archaeological sites on the Commons.