Tagged: environment

Ocean Changes (Tavistock Branch)

Guy Baker, Communications Coordinator for the Marine Biological Association. An illustrated talk on Ocean Changes.

Exeter Branch Report: Mar to May 2019

On Wednesday 13th March (2019), former economist and journalist Philip Agar gave a fascinating talk at the Mint Methodist Church Centre (Exeter) based on his latest book Stumbling through wartime childhood*, which is part...

Dawlish Warren Day (Exeter & S Devon Branches)

A joint Exeter Branch and South Devon Branch arrangement Dawlish Warren Day will be a celebration of the magnificent, multi-designated and intensively studied sand spit at the mouth of the Exe Estuary. The morning...

A talk by Satish Kumar (Bideford Branch)

“Reverential ecology, holistic education and voluntary simplicity.” Former Jain monk and long-term peace and environment activist, Satish Kumar will be presenting a talk sharing ideas for real change and in recognition of his commitment...

Wildlife in Devon farmsteads and houses (Axe Valley Branch)

Patrick Dillon* takes a look at some of the wild animals that share our living spaces. Historically, some animals, owls for example, were welcome and adaptations made to enable them to co-inhabit our living...

Plymouth New Incinerator (Buildings Section)

Visit to Plymouth New Incinerator. The visit will take 2.5 hours. Cost includes taxi fare from Milehouse Park & Ride. Booking essential. Please note that for this visit strong shoes are to be worn...

President’s Symposium, October 2017

The Making of the Devon Landscape Held on 14 October, hosted by our 2017-18 President, David Fursdon MA FRICS FRAgS, Lord Lieutenant of Devon. As the population of the UK, and indeed Devon, grows...

President’s Symposium 2017

‘The Making of the Devon Landscape’. Booking essential. See the news item for details of the event. You can download a copy of the printed leaflet which provides full details and includes the booking form.