Dave Ellacott

Reserves Warden


1994 - 1997 BSc Hons Environmental Science, Plymouth University.
2000 - Present day Reserves warden for the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Based at Paignton Zoo



My role is to manage the two nature reserves in Paignton Primley Park and Clennon Gorge. In addition, I assist in Zoo education activities and have taught on the Countryside and Environment course in partnership with South Devon College. I support Tracey Hamston, UK Conservation Officer, in providing a placement year for Ecology students.

I am the Training Coordinator and Devon representative of The Countryside Management Association.