Taking care of our white-clawed crayfish

Nicky Green  has been working with crayfish in Devon and Somerset for almost twenty years. Her interest has grown over the years to the point that 'crayfishing' is now a full-time job. She has [...]

A day in the life of an amateur crayfish surveyor

Bruce Payne shares the delights of crayfish surveying

Blackdown Support Group coordinating help for local people

The Blackdown Support Group is working closely with the Blackdown Practice, local parish councils, churches and partner voluntary organisations across the Blackdown Hills to support our [...]

A new face for 2020!

This month we welcomed our new Volunteer Coordinator, Verity Jones.

Let’s all do our bit to take care of the Blackdown Hills

We are delighted that throughout the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty members of the community are helping us to make and keep the area special for generations to come. We’d [...]

Taking care of our woodland habitats

Who knew 'dog vomit slime mold' was a thing?! In his summer update Rob Greenhalgh, our local Forestry England Community Ranger, explores some the fascinating wildlife in our local woodland, and [...]

Take part in our bat survey

Do you live in the Devon part of the Blackdown Hills AONB? Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project is looking for people to help detect bats in their garden or land.

Discovering Dunkeswell Abbey

We are delighted to announce that an exciting new project, Discovering Dunkeswell Abbey, is to get underway thanks to National Lottery funding.

Blackdown Hills Repair Café nominated for Recycle Devon award

The Blackdown Hills Repair Café has been nominated for the People's Choice Award at the Recycle Devon Thank You Awards on 22nd March.

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