May 2024 Newsletter

Orange Tip Butterfly (photo credit David Turrell)

Wow! We have been so busy for the past few months! With a very wet, cold and slow start to spring this year we have all been dodging showers and switching between wet weather gear and sunscreen! Everything feels like it is in full swing now though – so nice to see the swallows and… Continue reading May 2024 Newsletter

March 2024 Newsletter

Spring is bursting out all around us, and we can start to look forward to some lighter evenings ahead. It is always lovely to be able to stop and catch a breath at this time of year, listening to the birdsong as it begins to crescendo over the next few months. Many of us are… Continue reading March 2024 Newsletter

January 2024 Newsletter

We have got off to a busy start this year: making plans for upcoming training, sharing our experiences with a potential new WW scheme for the South Hams and welcoming nine new wardens to our network. We now have almost 130 wardens across Teignbridge; a fantastic achievement! In this months newsletter: Winter Tree ID Training… Continue reading January 2024 Newsletter

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November 2023 Newsletter

Meadow Waxcaps

We had a mild start to the month but the temperature has finally dropped and following a beautiful frost for many of us on Saturday morning, today we have snow! The autumn colours and fabulous fungi have been a pleasure to find and enjoy during November. Thank you to everyone for continuing to do fantastic… Continue reading November 2023 Newsletter

September 2023 Newsletter

Welcome to the September newsletter. After a hot start to the month things have shifted and have an autumnal feel. Hedges are laden with berries and the swallows have been gathering, ready to leave south. Wildlife Wardens across Teignbridge have been continuing with their wonderful work throughout the summer. This month: Ridgetop Park Visit Is… Continue reading September 2023 Newsletter

July 2023 Newsletter

Welcome to the July Wildlife Warden newsletter. We have continued to be very busy this month with lots of great local action for wildlife. This month: Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Training Pete Hurst, the county butterfly recorder for Butterfly Conservation, led a keen bunch of Wildlife Wardens on a thoroughly enjoyable walk through the Ruggadon… Continue reading July 2023 Newsletter

June 2023 Newsletter

Welcome to the June Wildlife Warden newsletter – it has been such a busy month with lots of events, surveys and wildlife! This month: CWS Grassland Training at Ruggadon Nature Reserve, Trusham  Paul Seymour and Jack Rivers from Devon Biodiversity Record Centre (DBRC) very kindly led a group of Wildlife Wardens on a County Wildlife… Continue reading June 2023 Newsletter