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As you walk around towns, villages, woodland, moorland or the seashore, you may have noticed small greyish-green or orange-yellow plants growing on walls, rocks, roofs, trees, the soil, gravestones, or seashore rocks; many of these are lichens. Read more

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This summer marked a landmark moment in conservation when, after years of uncertainty, the government announced that England’s first wild breeding population of beavers for 400 years had been given the permanent right to remain on the River Otter... Read more

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There is something magical about Devon in the springtime which I believe is largely due to our network of high-banked Devon hedges, relatively small fields, rolling hills and deep wooded, wet valleys. Although not strictly limited by the eastern and Read more

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Dartmoor National Park presents an exhibition of Dartmoor landscapes and the animals that inhabit the moor. Read more

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In the run-up to Christmas, how about making time to escape into Lydford Gorge? The trails to Whitelady Waterfall and the bird hide will be open daily, 10am until 3.30pm. As you stroll along the river, look out for birds such as dippers and grey wagt Read more

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