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Help our Hedgehogs

Help our Hedgehogs

Sep 5, 2020

The much-loved hedgehog needs our help. There has been an estimated decline from three million to one million individuals in Britain since the 1950s. This blog contains simple actions that you can take to make a real difference for hedgehogs. Image from Hedgehog Street.

August/September 2020

August/September 2020

Sep 1, 2020

Every month we like to give a summary of everything that has happened with the Pledge for Nature project. We love seeing your pictures and hearing about the action you are taking to help nature to thrive! Photo: The beautiful blooming heather brightens up a misty day on Exmoor.

Weare Giffard Community Orchard

Weare Giffard Community Orchard

Aug 27, 2020

Simeon Day, chair of Orchards Live spent a sunny afternoon in the shade of apple trees talking to Keith Hughes, Chair of the Weare Giffard Community Orchard learning about people power!

Nature Natters, Episodes 6-10

Nature Natters, Episodes 6-10

Aug 13, 2020

Short video sessions where we will be meeting members of the community who are helping nature to thrive in the North Devon Biosphere. We will be finding out what projects they are involved in, what they have done for nature in their patch and asking what makes the North Devon Biosphere special to them. We hope you will feel inspired to help nature in your own area, if you have any suggestions for people you would like to hear more from the please let us know!

July/August 2020

July/August 2020

Aug 3, 2020

Every month we like to give a summary of everything that has happened with the Pledge for Nature project. We love seeing your pictures and hearing about the actions you are taking to help nature to thrive! Photo: Beautiful wild thyme in flower attracting bees on Braunton Burrows.

Big Butterfly Count

Big Butterfly Count

Jul 16, 2020

The Butterfly Conservation's Big Butterfly Count 2020 runs from 17th July to 9th August. Jenny Plackett from the Butterfly Conservation Trust talks about the butterflies that she has been spotting close to home and results of previous years' surveys. To find out more and to get involved in the Big Butterfly Count (one of our July-September Pledge for Nature activities) please visit the Knowledge Base. Photo Common Blue on Tarka Trail

Nature Natters, Episodes 1-5

Nature Natters, Episodes 1-5

Jul 9, 2020

Short video sessions where we will be meeting members of the community who are helping nature to thrive in the North Devon Biosphere. We will be finding out what projects they are involved in, what they have done for nature in their patch and asking what makes the North Devon Biosphere special to them. We hope you will feel inspired to help nature in your own area, if you have any suggestions for people you would like to hear more from the please let us know!

June/July 2020

June/July 2020

Jul 1, 2020

Every month we like to give a summary of everything that has happened with the Pledge for Nature project. We love seeing your pictures and hearing about the actions you are taking to help nature to thrive!

IMAGE Competition (now ended)

IMAGE Competition (now ended)

Jun 30, 2020

Thank you for your entries!! We have now announced the winners on the North Devon Biosphere Facebook group.

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