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Planting for wildlife

Although there was a huge amount of wildlife already present within our woodland, our objective has always been to enhance, create and manage the varying habitats for optimum biodiversity. This will be a fine balancing act because we do not wish to detract from current habitat. This blog planting for wildlife will be devoted to…

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Ride and Glade management

Rides and Glades are an important feature within a woodland setting as they offer a contrasting habitat to the higher canopy. Many insects find refuge and food that is not found elsewhere. The Sun can penetrate the woodland floor and a diverse range of plants and invertebrates can thrive. Habitat that is rich in plants…

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Pond Creation 2

In only a matter of months the wildlife is colonising the ponds, diving Beetles, Pond Skaters, Water Boatmen, Broad Bodied Chaser, Mosquito Larvae, Southern Hawkers. This area will provide a valuable food source for the Bats and birds that visit, to give you an idea the small Pipistrelle Bat can consume up to three thousand…

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USEFUL LINKS

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devonwildlifetrust.org

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devonbatproject.org

This website and blog is about Steve and Tamara's ongoing project in South Devon hoping that over time the benefits of their management will be clearly evident in providing continued habitat for some of our most vulnerable species.