1. Events Calendar

      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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    2. Dartmoor Conservation Garden – Summer & Autumn 2017 Events Programme

        Dartmoor Conservation Garden (a project of the Dartmoor Preservation Association) Summer & Autumn 2017 Events Programme SATURDAY JULY 8th (10.30 – 3pm) Dartmoor’s Mires and Bogs, with the Launch of Dartmoor Conservation Garden’s mini-blanket bog An illustrated talk on the ecology and botany of Dartmoor’s blanket bogs and mires, followed by a guided walk…

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    3. DPA Short Walks

        It is important that you book a place on these free walks – car parking can be limited on Dartmoor and with 38 of us on 25th Mar. 2018, many of us were triple-parked at Four Winds. Contact Keith Ryan, tel. 01752 40 52 45, mob. 07957 97 67 58, or preferably email keithryan@btinternet.com with your tel….

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    4. A Better Future For Devon’s Birds Conference, 6th Nov. 2015

      The one-day conference on “A Better Future for Devon’s Birds” was jointly organised by the DPA and Devon Birds.  220 delegates packed the Exeter racecourse conference centre to hear about the current state of Devon’s birds from national and local experts – and most importantly what we can do to reverse the declines. We heard…

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    5. The Kist at Whitehorse Hill

      The cist is situated near the summit of Whitehorse Hill within an eroding irregularly shaped island of peat at NGR SX 61728547. Standing at over 600m OD, this is one of the highest burial places on Dartmoor. There are no visible contemporary settlements within the vicinity. The cist measures 40cms external height x 40cms wide…

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