The Devon Wildfowling and Conservation Association (DWCA) was formed in 1953, with the aim of preserving the sport of Wildfowling on the Exe estuary. At the heart of the club is a commitment to the sustainable and ethical harvest of wildfowl, whilst ensuring conservation works are carried out on and around the estuary for the betterment of all species that rely on it’s unique habitat. The club has 63 member and carries out numerous conservation activities on the estuary and surrounding marshes including, litter picks, bird counts and the BASC wing survey. All members are subject to a stringent joining process to ensure that they comply with the club rules, BASC Wildfowling and Good Shooting codes of practices.
Representing land-based activity and conservation interest DWCA are a key stakeholder on the Exe Estuary Management Partnership.
The DWCA representative on the EEMP is Scott Harding, Honorary Secretary.