Marine Mammal Event – May 31st

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  The harmful effects of underwater noise on marine mammals, and what we can do to prevent them. A talk by Professor John Harwood  Wednesday 31st May, 2017 at 7pm Jurys Inn, Western Way, Exeter EX1 2DB   John Harwood … Continued

DMG Annual Quiz Night

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Have fun, share food with members and friends and find out how much you really know about mammals. This is a “Potluck” night so bring some food and drink to share.

Upcoming Event – Badger Watching Evening

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Badger Watching Evening – Saturday 13th August, 6:30pm Devon Badger Watch Barton House Stoodleigh EX16 9PT www.devonbadgerwatch.co.uk Watch the badgers as they emerge from the sett in front of the hide at the Devon Badger Watch. Limited places, so please book … Continued

New events for Summer 2016

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We’ve just updated our Events page with details of some upcoming activities which might be of particular interest to members outside the Exeter area. First of all, on the 15th of June there will be a talk in Barnstaple on “Amazing … Continued

Hedgehog survey training day

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Tuesday 21st April 2015 11:00 – 16:00 An opportunity to take part in a national hedgehog survey on Exmoor by attending this training event.  Led by a national hedgehog expert, the day will teach you the methodology for undertaking a … Continued

The Big Exeter Bat Survey

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Exeter City Bats are conducting a public city wide bat survey.  The aim is get people interested in and looking for bats, to help people learn more about bats and to produce a map of the findings that will be … Continued

New Event – Meet The Mammals

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Sunday 11th May – 10am until 12 noon. Upcott Grange, Broadwoodwidger, Lifton, PL16 0JS We are please to announce our first outdoor event of 2014! A talk and site visit with wildlife expert Derek Gow, going behind the scenes of … Continued

Christmas Quiz… Book now!

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Just a reminder that there’s still time to book a place at the DMG Christmas quiz evening, Thursday December 5th at the White Hart in Exeter. See the events page for full details and booking instructions.

26th November, 7pm – Snippets Evening

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We have now finalised the line-up for this upcoming evening of short talks. Speakers include some previous recipients of the DMG Small Grant Scheme as well as students involved in local research projects: Stephen Powles – Otters and Camera Traps … Continued

What’s On Your Doorstep – Colyton

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Following on from the great success of the first two “What’s On Your Doorstep” events in Fremington and Doddiscombsleigh, the third in the series will take place in Colyton on the weekends of September 14th/15th and 28th/29th. For more information … Continued

Going batty around Exeter

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Exeter Bat Group (a subgroup of Devon Bat Group) DMG’s spring ‘Pips and pints’ bat walks around central Exeter have proven popular over the last 5 years. The most recent event at Catacombs park, St David’s, found plenty of common … Continued

The Blackdown Hills Big Bat Survey 2012

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For the second year running Somerset Environmental Records Centre is running a bat survey in the Blackdown Hills. A training workshop for those interested in taking part will be run in Churchinford on May 25th, and the survey itself will … Continued

Build a box for wildlife…

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Organised by the Dartmoor National Park Authority, this event will allow you to get hands on and build a home for some of the wildlife in your garden. Please see this poster for more details.

2011 AGM and Otter Talk

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The 2011 Devon Mammal Group Annual General Meeting will take place at the White Hart Hotel in South Street, Exeter on Thursday May 26 at 7pm, and will be followed by a talk by Dr. Daniel Allen. Dr. Allen is … Continued

Bats and Windfarms

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We now have a confirmed venue for next week’s talk by Dr. Fiona Matthews – the boardroom at the White Hart Hotel in South Street, Exeter. The talk will begin at 7pm and is open to all – no need … Continued

Autumn Events

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We’re pleased to announce the first of our autumn/winter events for 2010. 7pm, Tuesday October 26th Dr. Paul Chanin, an internationally known mammal ecologist with extensive experience in consultancy, surveys, training and research, will be talking about new surveying methods … Continued

Paignton Zoo Evening

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**UPDATE** The badger watch is now fully booked, but there are still spaces free for anyone wishing to attend the talks beforehand. Just a reminder that there are still several spaces available on the badger watch at Paignton Zoo on … Continued

Pips and Pints II this Tuesday…

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The Devon Mammal Group/Devon Wildlife Trust annual “Bat Night” will be held this Tuesday (May 4th) at Cricklepit Mill, Commercial Road, Exeter. The event will begin with a brief talk, and hopefully the chance to get a close-up look at … Continued

A Prickly Affair…

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Our AGM speaker, Hugh Warwick, recently had his latest book reviewed by The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/mar/27/prickly-affair-charm-hedgehog-warwick Hugh promises to be a very entertaining speaker, so please do come along to the AGM, which will be in the upstairs room of the … Continued

First Spring 2010 event announced!

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We are pleased to announce that the first event in our Spring 2010 calendar will be a talk by Norman Healy from The Deer Initiative, an organisation dedicated to the management of wild deer populations in England and Wales. Norman … Continued