June 2022 Newsletter

Teignbridge Wildlife Warden Newsletter June 2022 Hi all, It is definitely feeling like the beginning of summer! Today the first marjoram flowers opened in my garden. It won’t be long before they attract hundreds of hoverflies, bees and other pollinators. Fledglings birds are making a racket, and I’ve seen lots of  young spiders, like these nursery… Continue reading June 2022 Newsletter

Strategy to address water pollution in the Teign catchment – research project

James Garling, a University of Exeter student, is researching possible solutions to water pollution in the Teign catchment for his undergraduate dissertation project. Here is the executive summary of his study as well as a shortened version of his report which he created for ACT. James proposes nature-based solutions and gives guidance on what landowners… Continue reading Strategy to address water pollution in the Teign catchment – research project

March 2022 Newsletter

Teignbridge Wildlife Warden Newsletter March 2022 Hi all, Spring is my favourite time of the year and it is most certainly here (even though it may be snowing in other parts of the country!). Everyone looks forward to the warmth of spring and the extra hours of daylight, and so do I, but what first… Continue reading March 2022 Newsletter

Wildlife Warden Podcast – S2 Ep3

The Devon Wildlands Initiative Season 2, Episode 3 of the Devon Wildlife Warden Podcast – Click here to listen, or here to read. This episode brings you:  The importance of habitat connectivity, and how the Devon Wildlands initiative is achieving this along the Haldon Ridge through rewilding and traditional land management practices. ACT’s 4Fs group (food, farming, forestry and… Continue reading Wildlife Warden Podcast – S2 Ep3

Wildlife Warden Podcast – S2 Ep2

Hedges, hedges, hedges! Season 2, Episode 2 of the Devon Wildlife Warden Podcast – Click here to listen, or here to read. This episode brings you:  The importance of hedges and how to manage them for wildlife. A recording of Peter Chandler (Exminster Wildlife Warden) talking about hedge laying to a group of Wildlife Wardens at a training session.… Continue reading Wildlife Warden Podcast – S2 Ep2

November 2021 Newsletter

Teignbridge Wildlife Warden Newsletter November 2021 Hi all, Winter is here and walks in the countryside can seem a bit dull, until you look more closely and notice the vibrant splashes of colour which come in the form of wild berries! Not only are they beautiful, berries provide a lifeline for many species of birds… Continue reading November 2021 Newsletter

Wildlife Warden Podcast – Ep9

How to have an eco Christmas and summary of year 1 of the scheme Episode 9 of the Devon Wildlife Warden Podcast – Click here to listen, or here to read. This episode brings you:  An overview of the first year of the Wildlife Warden Scheme. Advice on how to have an environmentally friendly Christmas. This includes buying gifts,… Continue reading Wildlife Warden Podcast – Ep9

End of first year summary

Action on Climate in Teignbridge’s Wildlife Warden Scheme’s End of First Year Report to funders and supporters October 2020 – October 2021 Our main aim for the first year of this scheme was to provide basic ‘introductory training’ to at least 50 Wildlife Wardens across Teignbridge. We didn’t fully know how the scheme would evolve… Continue reading End of first year summary

Wildlife Warden Podcast – Ep8

Rewilding with pigs and the importance of COP 26 Episode 8 of the Devon Wildlife Warden Podcast – Click here to listen, or here to read. This episode brings you:  Updates from the Wildlife Warden Scheme. Interviews about rewilding with Elliott Fairs (Wildlife Warden for Doddiscombsleigh) and Laura Fairs (Rewilding Lead at Embercombe, and one of the founders of… Continue reading Wildlife Warden Podcast – Ep8