Heathweek programme published

Find out more about the amazing rage of activities scheduled for Heathweek 2016

Biodiversity Audit Published

With the support from a range of partner organisations. the Conservation Trust is delighted to announce the publication of an important publication that collates and presents the biodiversity found within the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths SSSI. With an introduction on the ecological and cultural history of the Heaths, and an overview of management challenges, the publication lists the presence and conservation status of over 3,000 species. The report can be downloaded from our Homepage.

The Dartmoor Ponies are back!

Now we are in May and the purple moor grass is beginning to sprout once again, it's time for our gazers to return.

Reedbed Managemernt

Conservation Trust staff and a team of volunteers cleared two areas of reedbed this autumn.

May 2015 update

Grazing stock now in Bicton Common

Weather proofing the Otter Estuary bird hide

Three members of staff from the Conservation Trust, the volunteer warden and two volunteers gave the bird hide a coat of weather-proof paint today

Dartmoor ponies released onto Bicton Common

After years of planning grazing animals have returned to Bicton Common.

Swailing update

The recent cold snap has allowed us to do the first controlled burning of the 2014/15 winter season.

Birds observed in the Otter Estuary in December 2014

Read on to see a list of birds observed by our volunteer warden Doug Cullen in December 2014. An impressive list!

Countryside Learning Officer appointed

Clinton Devon Estates and the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust have recognised the importance of education about the countryside by creating a anew post.