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The Devon Wildland

Imagine a network of land connected in both the physical landscape and through people who will share experiences, resources and ideas… this is the Devon Wildland initiative. Wildlife needs space – but it also needs to be connected. One of the important aspects of wilding areas of Devon’s landscape is to establish wildlife corridors and prevent what is called habitat …

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Rewilding the land with pigs

Today saw the arrival of 3 pigs to Embercombe as part of our rewilding action on the land. Pigs are ‘agents of change’ because they like to turn over the turf and soil with their snouts. This is called rootling and it mimics that of wild boar, which are now lost from our landscape.  The opening up of the soil ...
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Re-setting the Re_Set button

Hot on the heels of our summer rewilding camp, we have recently welcomed a corporate group to Embercombe for a taster of our rewilding action and an opportunity for them to have some team building time on the land. Re_Set contacted our partners at Ecosystem Restoration Camps to see if they were able to help them find a suitable venue …

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The Serpents of Embercombe

This summer, as part of our rewilding work, we have been setting up as many different surveys and monitoring as possible. This is to gain a better understanding of what we live alongside here at Embercombe. We have had lots of wonderful volunteers offering their time to help with this valuable work. Last week saw the first full check of …

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Embercombe’s Rewilding Plans and new Rewilding Lead

Laura FairsWednesday, July 28, 2021 The land at Embercombe is special. For over 20 years Embercombe has run programmes, camps and events, close to the land and in the simplicity of nature. It offers people from all walks of life a place to connect, to regenerate, to reconsider. The impact of humans is changing the world around us, so we ...