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Fingle Lectures – what’s on?

The next evening lecture at the Fingle Bridge Inn is on Thursday 7th April at 7pm – Fishing the Upper Teign.

Mike Weaver from the Upper Teign Fishing Association, will be describing a life time’s experience of fishing the Upper Teign.  He will be dipping into the history of fishing and the current issues affecting the river’s wildlife today.

This amazing underwater footage gives an insight into the watery world below the surface of our rivers – come along tomorrow to find out more about this beautiful stretch of river and the brown trout, sea trout and salmon that are found in its waters.

Please register for this free event at http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/get-involved/events/7-april-2016-fingle-lecture-series-fishing/
Talks start at 7pm and last for approximately 1 hour but normally finish no later than 9pm. Venue: Fingle Bridge Inn, Drewsteignton, Exeter, Devon, EX6 6PW.

Fingle lecture dates coming up…

5th May – Soil scientist Dr Tim Harrod will be leading a short walk in Fingle – looking at soil profiles and the formation of soils and their consequent impact on the landscape. Starts 6pm.

2nd June – Budding ecologist and wildlife writer Matt Parkins and others, will lead this walk through Fingle, to look at some of the fantastic wildlife and habitats in the wood – with a focus on pied flycatchers, dormice and badgers.
Starts 6pm.

7th July – Paula Clarke, Community Engagement Officer at Castle Drogo, will share a brief history of how we came to have such a modern castle on Dartmoor and the long battle against the elements. You will hear all the latest news about the current work to save this iconic building for future generations.
Starts 7pm.






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