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Eager Beavers at Fingle Woods

As the “rewilding” debate expands its wings outside the confines of the conservation world and enters the mainstream media, Fingle Woods finds itself looking at where it can play a part. In the light of recent reports, we can see that both numbers and diversity of wild species are dropping at an alarming rate, many…

Riverflies – Life in the Teign River Catchment

Back in the Spring, a group of anglers and conservation volunteers went back to school; Chagford Primary School, in fact. They had all taken the opportunity to learn how a river water quality monitoring project was being rolled out by the Riverfly Partnership, a network of organisations working together to protect the water quality of…

Looking Deeper into the Water of the Teign

For those of us fortunate enough to walk along the banks of the River Teign in Fingle Woods, we can admire the beauty of the rippling water; clean and sparkling as it bustles along its tree lined channel. We can enjoy the sight and sound of the fresh water tumbling down the small gullies, carrying…

Otter filmed in the Teign at Fingle Woods

Jana Bobova filmed this otter in the River Teign at fingle Woods in April this year between 5 and 6am. Many thanks Jana for sharing it with us and allowing us to show it to others. Many thanks also to Guy Shayler and Zoe Snell from Secondsight (www.secondsight.co.uk) for help with editing the original footage…