1. Guided walk – 16th June postponed

      We are sorry, but we have had to postpone the guided walk to Trowlesworthy on Saturday 16th June. We are hoping to re-arrange it for later in the year so keep an eye on our online calendar, or here on the website, and we will announce it as soon as we can.

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    2. NPS Conference 2018 – tickets on sale from 1st June

      NPS Conference 2018 – What value our National Parks? Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th October – Two Bridges Hotel, Dartmoor. Tickets for this conference are now on sale via the Eventbrite online booking service.

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    3. Dartmoor Resonance Music Festival – 16th-24th June 2018

      The Dartmoor Society are running the Resonance Music Festival at a range of venues across Dartmoor from 16th to 24th June.

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    4. £2million funding boost for ambitious Three Moors project

      The DPA has been involved in the Peatland Partnership for  over two years and we are pleased to hear that a significant new grant has been confirmed. 

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    5. Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a green Brexit

      The DPA, along with many other organisations, has responded to the government’s recent consultation looking at the future for food, farming and the environment in a green Brexit.

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    6. Dartmoor Matters 196 – Spring 2018

      News National Park UK Individual Volunteer of the Year 2017 Dartmoor’s spectacular dragonflies Two “Wild and Wondrous” walks on Dartmoor The elephant in the uplands – and the tale of two narratives Bracken control at Pudsham hay meadows The bumblebee year on the Moor National Park Societies 2018 conference – What Value our National Parks…

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    7. Tree workdays on 5th & 13th May cancelled

      Sorry to say, but the tree workdays on Saturday 5th  and Sunday 13th May has had to be cancelled. If we are able to re-arrange them we put details on our Events calendar and here.

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    8. 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. After the formal AGM we will have a guest speaker  –   John Walters, ecologist, wildlife artist and TV naturalist   A practical talk on creating a small-scale wildlife garden. Every…

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    9. 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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    10. 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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