Offwell Woodland & Wildlife Trust

Promoting the British Countryside


About us Conservation Education Wildlife Habitats Maps Search Resources Sponsors
HRH The Princess Royal's visit to the Woodland Education Centre - Photo gallery now online! - HRH The Princess Royal's visit to the Woodland Education Centre - Photo gallery now online! - HRH The Princess Royal's visit to the Woodland Education Centre - Photo gallery now online!





What's On

wpe13E.jpg (10161 bytes)

wpe13C.jpg (3441 bytes)

Brushcutting_Tall_grass.jpg (18101 bytes)

globe.jpg (2089 bytes)

wpe174.jpg (32517 bytes)

British Wildlife, Conservation & Environmental Education!

Part of the National Grid for Learning

Access over 90,000 key words and topics  -  Last updated on  - Feedback welcome! Visit our Guest Book!

Search this Site


newanm.gif (2364 bytes)  HRH The Princess Royal newanm.gif (2364 bytes)
Image gallery of her visit to the Woodland Education Centre

newanm.gif (2364 bytes)  The Trust wins the John Mejor Award   newanm.gif (2364 bytes)
The award was presented by HRH The Princess Royal

newanm.gif (2364 bytes) Offwell Weather Station - Live!   newanm.gif (2364 bytes)
Offwell's own weather now online

newanm.gif (2364 bytes)  Centre News Spring 2005  newanm.gif (2364 bytes)
The latest news & updates from the Woodland Education Centre

newanm.gif (2364 bytes)  Wild at Heart  newanm.gif (2364 bytes)
Article about the Centre reproduced from the Countryman magazine

     newanm.gif (2364 bytes)  Woodland Webcam newanm.gif (2364 bytes)
Our badger cam may also show foxes, rabbits & deer by day!

  updated_anim.gif (325 bytes)
Recent Bird sightings at the Centre

What is it?

May 2005 Mystery Pic here!

Get the answer to April's Mystery Pic here!

What is it?

A guide to ecological succession

  Wildlife Puzzles 
New puzzle - Design an animal!

Teachers' Resources
Educational information

Centre Newsletters 
The latest news & updates from the Woodland Education Centre

The Young Rangers' Club 
Fun Activities for children

    Bat Boxes  
One individual's experiences of making & siting bat boxes

   The Countryside and Biodiversity 
a personal view by Councillor Des Shadrick

Frogs, toads and newts

Identification, Production and Uses

Biodiversity updates 
Information, Surveys & Articles

Find out more about these simple but fascinating non-flowering plants.

Explore the fascinating world of fungi

Seed Dispersal
Find out how flowering plants distribute their seeds

Biosphere Reserves 
An introduction, article, Braunton Burrows & UNESCO book review

Centre Moths   
Updated surveys, species lists, image galleries & moth information

Updated images, species & information

Wildlife Puzzles
Wildlife Games, Jumbled Picture Puzzles, Quizzes & more!

Garden Ponds & Pond Making  
Instructions for designing, building and stocking
a garden pond based on 20 years of experience

Farming the East Devon Way  
A video looking at farming & the countryside.
After a short pause it starts automatically

Interactive Picture Puzzles  
A selection of our popular puzzles!

Introducing East Devon  
Featuring the geology, landscapes, habitats and wildlife

      How long does a bird live?
Find out about the average and the greatest lifespans of birds

    Jumbled Picture Puzzles
Rearrange the mixed-up wildlife pictures!

Bluebell Distribution 
An ecological sampling exercise for students

Plant Lifecycle
Follow each stage of flowering plant reproduction & growth

   Remote Sensing Results  
Reports written by students online! Now with educator's appraisal.

  The Offwell Valley Image Gallery 
The beautiful Devon countryside surrounding the Woodland Education Centre.

  A Guide to Ecological Sampling 
Updates & Additions

   DEBI Environmental Awards 
Education & Awareness Winner!

       Trees in Britain  
A pictorial guide for identification of a selection of trees
both native and naturalised.

Woodlands & their Management

A general description of British woodlands,   together with an introduction to

management techniques for small native woodlands.

   Remote Experiments over the Internet!
Take part in exciting scientific experiments over the internet. 

Intensive Agricultural Grasslands
An Introduction to their Production & Biodiversity

Wildlife Puzzles
Dozens of puzzles from interactive crosswords to jokes & quizzes.
These are being frequently updated and new puzzles added, so keep checking!

Log Cabin Construction - in Pictures
See how the Centre's Log Cabin was built

29_finished_cabin.jpg (158692 bytes)

  The Wetlands Discovery Trail
A fascinating interactive exploration of Wetlands

Mystery Picture Gallery 
Interactive picture puzzles, updated monthly

People and Biodiversity - is there a future?
A summary of the eighth Annual Offwell Lecture

Find out about our educational programmes here!


What's New on this Website?  Click here


wpeB5.jpg (3084 bytes)


     Centre Newsletters   
The latest news about the Woodland Education Centre.

Mystery Pictures
See if you can identify this month's mystery wildlife picture.  You can also find out the identity of last month's picture!

360 Panorama - An Interactive View of the Centre 
- Make a virtual visit to the Centre's log cabin and take a look around outside!


Forest & Pond Life Images

Interactive Centre Map

Visit the photo galleries for images, information, videos and sounds.
Heritage Lottery Grant

Wetlands Restoration Project

Countryside Events

Wetland Ecological Survey

Leat Restoration Project
Heathland Project Decomposition Primrose Survey
Ranger's Puzzles Pages Meadows Seed Dispersal
Species Quiz Centre Newsletters Woodland Project
Forthcoming Webcams Wildlife Articles Tadpole to Frog
Surveys Educational Courses Mystery Picture
Wetland Project Videos The Fascinating World of Fungi Wetlands Discovery Trail
Lowland Heath Butterflies What's On Diary
Wet Woodland Bird Survey Wet Woodland Plant Survey Realities of Sustainable Development Article
Species Lists Northern Stream Carr Survey Rhododendron
Interactive Puzzles Wetland Foodweb Remote Experiments
Log Cabin Construction Lichens Sparrowhawk Image Galleries
Woodland Management Agricultural Grasslands Trees in Britain
Wildlife Education About Us

Can't find what you are looking for?   Use Search 

This website is updated and monitored weekly. For a list of additions click here!


ngfl.gif (1699 bytes)

Part of the National Grid for Learning

bluebkgrd.gif (2771 bytes)


Naturenet: The Ranger's Award for excellence

British Isles Nature Reserves WebRing British Isles Nature Reserves WebRing
[ Join Now | Ring Index | Random | << Prev | Next >> ]




About us Conservation Education Wildlife Habitats Maps Search Resources Sponsors


Copyright Offwell Woodland & Wildlife Trust 1998/9 & 2000/1/2/3/4

All the information including images, charts, movies and sounds is provided copyright free, only for educational use by: schools, colleges and universities unless you are making a charge. If you wish to use information or any part of this site for commercial purposes or for any purpose where a charge is made then you must get permission, so make sure you contact us first. Remember, if you are not a school, college or university you must obtain permission to use any part of this website. Note that company logos are reproduced with permission and remain copyright of their respective owners.