Devon’s mountain bikers have been working with conservationists to encourage fellow cyclists to be more respectful of nature, wildlife and people when they visit the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths (EDPH).
A team of keen women walkers from Clinton Devon Estates has taken part in the Twilight Walk in Exmouth.
Bicton Arena, in East Devon, widely regarded as the finest equestrian facility in the South West, has been named Britain’s top show centre by Horse & Hound magazine.
Worms play an incredibly important part in the food production cycle. They improve soil quality which helps grass to grow, which is consumed by dairy cows in vast quantities so they have the energy to produce up to 50 pints of milk each a day.
Conservation experts are encouraging dog walkers to keep their pets close to heel for the next few months to protect rare ground nesting of birds on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths.
An Exeter University research project exploring the links between environment and health and wellbeing has revealed that the economic value of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths in relation to human health is worth at least £450,000 a year.
A team of eight from Clinton Devon Estates is once again taking on the gruelling Nello Cycle Challenge to raise money for local cancer charity, FORCE (Friends of the Oncology and Radiotherapy Centre, Exeter).
An extensive project spanning eight months to restore East Devon’s 2,500-year-old Iron Age hill fort, Woodbury Castle is nearing completion.
Conservation experts are working with pet owners to encourage responsible dog walking on some of the South West’s most precious landscapes.
As the Government launches a ten week consultation into the future of farm subsidies, Estates Director John Varley considers the challenges and opportunities facing British agriculture.