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James Chubb

East Devon Education Ranger James Chubb explores our countryside

Enjoyable elements

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Some of the most enjoyable elements of my job as a Ranger, are when I get to help our grazier with the herd of Devon Ruby Red cattle that munch their way across Colyford Common every summer. The cows keep the common in pristine condition for the winter...

Does the end justify the means?

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Unless you have been living in a cave under the sea, a mile down beneath the Atlantic Ocean... No, scratch that, even if you have been living in a cave, under the sea, a mile down beneath the Atlantic Ocean you will know about the catastrophic environmental...

In an English Country Garden

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This Saturday sees the return of possibly the most quintessentially English Spring Fete in the District. Bluebell Day is back on saturday and, just as last year, there are wildlife and woodland activities to get involved with from dawn right through until...

Nocturnal Beauties

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Last week’s column was a little heavy, I’ll admit it, so I thought it was high time to return to the honest-to-goodness substance of this feature and have a close look at some wildlife. And what a treat I have for you this week. Arguably the...