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Nature guides

We have worked with locals (such as artist and naturalist John Walters) to produce guides to local flora and fauna. These were the 2020 guides – we plan to produce more next year. We’d love you to use them to learn, and to get out and enjoy nature!

Wild mushroom guide, by Phil Wilson.

Guide to local spring flowers, by John Walters

Guide to early summer flowers, by John Walters

Swift guide by [?]

Minibeast Guide, by John Walters.

Greater Horseshoe Bats. Buckfastleigh has the largest maternity roost in Europe. We love the bats!

Guide to caring for local hedgehogs, by [/]

Butterflies and moths guide, by John Walters.