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The delicious wonders of autumn One of the real pleasures of living in the temperate zone is experiencing the different seasons. Every autumn the trees and hedgerows in the Devon countryside are bursting with nuts, berries, fruits and seeds... more

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Hornet #0026

Geoff Foale

Be (bee?!) kind to hornets, says charity A leading local wildlife charity is hoping to bring the plight of the humble hornet to the public’s attention. Devon Wildlife Trust is worried that a spate of recent news stories about the threats... more

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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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