1. DTRG Day Event at Belstone – 24th February

      The Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group are running a one day event looking at the history of tin working in the Belstone area, on Saturday 24th February 2018.

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    2. DPA AGM Saturday 26th May 2018

      This is notification that the 2018 AGM of the Dartmoor Preservation Association will be held on Saturday 26th May 2018, starting at 2pm, at Bridestowe Village Hall. Details of the speaker will be published at a later date.

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    3. Dartmoor Matters 195 Winter 2017-2018

      Contents: News Dartmoor Moorland Bird project Dartmoor: A Wild and Wondrous Region Lichens – Dartmoor’s hidden gems Rumblings from the Chair The Ancient Tenements of Dartmoor – Dunnabridge Farm Conservation – Bracken control 2017 and Inner Huccaby Ring – a small, but perfectly formed Bronze Age pound To download a copy please click here.

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    4. NEW GUIDE TO A SECRET CORNER OF DARTMOOR

      The Dartmoor Preservation Association (DPA) has published a guide to its land at High House Waste, near Cornwood on south-west Dartmoor.  Entitled Walk this way to High House Waste …, it is an eight-page booklet with illustrations.

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    5. Local support for the Dartmoor Conservation Garden

      Good news! Waitrose in Okehampton have chosen the Dartmoor Conservation Garden, a DPA project, to be one of their 3 supported ‘Community Matters’ for the whole of December, starting on Friday 1st.

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    6. National Award for Dartmoor volunteer, Derek Collins

      Each year, National Parks UK presents its UK Volunteer Awards, in recognition of the fantastic work carried out by the dedicated volunteers who work in the national parks. This year’s awards were announced on Saturday and the winner of the 2017 Individual category was Derek Collins of the Dartmoor Preservation Association.     Derek has…

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    7. Dartmoor’s Magnificent Mires on film

      The Magnificent mires team have just produced a beautiful film explaining about the importance of Dartmoor’s blanket bogs.

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    8. Fascinating talk on tracking birds – Mananton 20th October

      If you live in or around the Manaton area and are interested in the amazing work that is being done tracking birds, using minute transmitters, to support the conservation of Dartmoor’s birds don’t miss this opportunity to hear all about the work being done in Devon. click below for full details. MANATON FORUM BIRDS OCT…

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    9. Dartmoor Matters, Issue 194, Autumn 2017

      Dartmoor Matters, Issue 194, Autumn 2017 Contents DPA News Moor Boots offers Moor Opportunities Dartmoor: A Wild and Wondrous Region Dartmoor Preservation Association Shield 2017 winners Magnificent Mires The Ancient Tenements of Dartmoor – Lower Merripit Rumblings from the Chair  Conservation: Spreading the word online The widening range of our conservation activities Download your copy here.

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    10. Heads up for Heritage – a new community asset for Chagford

      Chagford has won its bid to create a heritage centre in the town. With funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), supplemented by a grant from the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee fund, the Chagford Local History Society (CLHS) is realising an aspiration it has nurtured on behalf of the community for many years. Thanks to money…

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