1. March 2022 – Roborough Down Earthworks Cleared of Scrub

      DPA volunteers should be very proud of themselves for clearing gorse, brambles and other scrub from the earthworks and pits on Roborough Down. DPA began clearing this site back in 2003 or 2004 – to be honest, I cannot remember it was so long ago –and carried out a plane table survey in 2005. We…

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    2. March 2022 – Planting at Pudsham

      Wow, what a great day and what a great team of conservation volunteers who did a such a wonderful job in planting all of the saplings, just think, in years to come you can walk down the bridleway with your friends and relations and say with pride “I helped plant this hedge, pick me a…

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    3. Derek Collins Reports on the Last Workday of 2021

      The 14th of December was the last workday of the year for the DPA conservation volunteers, so we chose a section of the Devonport Leat that has a very good rest area which is also large enough to maintain social distancing, plus giving some protection from the wind. The work consisted of finishing the tidying…

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    4. Calendar of Conservation Workdays & Guided Walks

      Our calendar of events and conservation workdays is displayed below. Please note that due to inclement weather it is occasionally necessary to postpone or cancel events. You are strongly advised to contact the organiser of the event beforehand to check the details of the day and the meeting time and place. You can click on…

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    5. Dartmoor Conservation Garden

      The Dartmoor Conservation Garden is a wild-planted conservation garden showing some of Dartmoor’s typical habitats and native plants. It is sited directly behind the DNPA’s National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown, within the Jack Wigmore Garden and is free for everyone to visit. It hosts important archaeological features including a 4,000 year old Bronze Age…

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