Wildlife Webinars

We are organising a series of webinars open to all community groups and Parish and Town Councils.  The first two will take place in July and then others will take place from September onwards. The list of potential webinars is endless so do let us know which you would most like.

If you are organising a webinar or event do promote it via our Facebook Community Group and let us know so that we can help promote it.  Email: nature@devon.gov.uk

Wildlife Webinar series

June 2021

Monday 28th June, 7pm  – Launch of Wild About Devon

July 2021

Tuesday 13th July, 7pm – Wildlife records.  An overview of information available from Devon Biodiversity Records Centre and how to access information from sources such as the Devon County Council Environment Viewer, MAGIC and the NBN.  Speakers:  Jess Smallcombe, DBRC and Mike Waller, DCC.

Thursday 29th July, 7pm – Introduction to Planning and Wildlife.  An overview of local plans and development management, and wildlife and planning.  Speakers: Rachel Tuckett, DCC and Tom Whitlock, DCC.  Booking via Eventbrite.

August 2021

Wednesday 11th August, 7pm – Be Wild Buckfastleigh and Chudleigh Wild. The successes, challenges, and learning from the work by these two community wildlife groups.  Speakers: David Smallshire, Chudleigh Wild and Pamela Barrett, Be Wild Buckfastleigh. Booking via Eventbrite.


Future webinars to include (dates to be confirmed):

Community groups

Biosphere Pledge

Moor Meadows

South Brent Wildlife Group

Wild Exmouth

Habitats / landscapes


Community orchards

Devon Treescapes project / Ash dieback

Devon verges

Devon’s landscapes

Gardens and wildlife

Habitats and carbon sequestration


Historic landscapes


Meadows and long grass in public greenspaces


Rivers and streams

Trees for Devon

Devon’s Species 





Dragonflies and damselflies


Helping insects


Moths and butterflies

Setting up a project


Insurance / H&S