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Healing the World through Rewilding

Ashleigh Brown, Co-founder of Ecosystem Restoration Camps and facilitator on Embercombe's Rewilding Camps, shares her experience of our land as it rewilds, on healing the world, and getting stuck in and making things happen. Embercombe is an oasis. It’s a haven for all life. Many people arrive feeling parched, personally, emotionally and spiritually, and the land here, so buzzing and ...
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Rewilding Teign Valley

Join us as we rewild our land and communities in the Teign Valley! Embercombe is looking forward to welcoming all people and community groups in the rural areas around the Teign Valley, Higher Ashton, Chudleigh and Bovey Tracey to join us on our beautiful 50 acres of land as we come together to alleviate the strain the pandemic has placed ...

Seeing through the lens of Rewilding

By Louise Kear Louise Kear, a Devon-based photographer, shares her passion for photographing nature, whilst visiting our wild land as she documents its rewilding with her camera lens. I am a photographer living in Devon. Although I photograph a wide range of subjects, I am especially passionate about photographing wildlife and the natural world. Alongside my more commercial photography I ...
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New Rewilding Project launched for Communities in the Teign Valley

Embercombe is pleased to announce a new Lottery-funded community rewilding project that will start at the beginning of July, aimed to reconnect isolated individuals and rural families to our beautiful 50 acres of land and help alleviate the strain the pandemic has placed on our community’s mental health, incomes and relationships. This project will create new opportunities to be outdoors …

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Rewilding Books

Books to inspire rewilding – of land, of body and of life. By Gabrielle O’Connell There are many rewilding books out there, and this is a beautiful thing.  The movement of un-taming, un-tethering and reclaiming is taking hold. Here are just a few that speak to the wild within.   Dirt to Soil – Gabe Brown This no-nonsense guide to …

The Regenerative Power of Storms

The wild and wonderful valley of Embercombe has felt the force of the recent storms! People often feel sad about trees being blown down as it can look so destructive. But the storm is part of a wild natural process which brings regeneration and the next phase of life… Trees can live for several hundred years. This can be hard …

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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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Final update on pigs rewilding the land at Embercombe

The pigs time on the land has come to an end for this year. A video update on how they have done is below. The pigs have been on the land for a month, with access to a large meadow area which has been grazed by sheep for some time (with rest periods as they move around the land). The ...
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Autumn Rewilding Camp highlights

Embercombe Autumn Rewilding Camp - an exploration of nature connection, rewilding ourselves and taking action. Our Autumn rewilding camp was 4 days of diving into some of the concepts and practicalities of rewilding. Over 30 people gathered together to learn, share and experience a raft of different activities. Participants were introduced to Embercombe and heard some of the magic of ...