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There are a number of moths that break the fly-by-night rule that we are used to and a few of them are large enough to match butterflies in size. I have described the visits of the Humming Bird Hawk moth to the valerian in our garden in a previous ar more

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Many of us enjoy holidays abroad and nearly all of us get there by plane. However, consider the birds of the air and some of the insects, many of which travel similar long distances to humans, yet they do it entirely under their own steam. One of the more

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Devon Wildlife Trust welcomes possibility of 9 new Marine Conservation Zones for Devon and 41 nationwide Today the government has launched a consultation asking the public for their views about protecting a new group of Marine Conservation Zones (M more

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The challenge of managing molinia is the topic of a special free workshop to be held at Morteonhampstead on the 6 June aimed at farmers, landowners and conservationists. Molinia caerula or Purple moor grass is associated with damp acidic soils in th more

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Thousands of hens are looking for furry friends to spend their days with this spring. The ex-commercial hens, currently sat in cages laying eggs for supermarkets, have been told to pack their bags because their lives are being saved. They’ll soon b more

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