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James Chubb

East Devon Education Ranger James Chubb explores our countryside

Abundance of wildlife defies land's history

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Last week I looked in on a little nature reserve, tucked away in a sleepy corner of the district, on the hunt for a couple of my favourite birds. Lying to the north of Honiton, about half-a-mile along the Farway road from the Hare and Hounds pub, Knapp...

Dormice enjoy a full belly and a long sleep

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Well, we’re nowhere near the formal start of spring, but if you know what to look for and you take the time to glance and listen, signs that spring is on the way are definitely out there. Spring in our calendars may not be with us for another eight...

Winter flocks and extra socks

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As the weather continues to hold the East Devon countryside in an icy grip there is a little warming cheer to raise the spirits of any countryside visitor at this time. While the winter chill is something of a shock to us, our relatively mild climate...