1. Dartmoor Matters Issue 202 – Spring 2020

      The Spring 2020 issue of Dartmoor Matters is now available to read online.

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    2. Job vacancy – self-employed ecologist/land manager

      The ecologist/land manager who helps the DPA look after the four varied pieces of land we own on Dartmoor is retiring so we are recruiting a replacement.

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    3. Letter to members re: our AGM 2020

      A letter has gone out to members this week with the latest copy of Dartmoor Matters magazine.

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    4. AGM Cancelled

      You will not be surprised to learn that the trustees have decided to cancel the AGM in May and instead to carry out the essential business remotely.  Details of how this will be done will be posted on our website and sent to members in early June. Please get in touch if you have any…

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    5. We’ll be back….

      As we’re sure you will understand, given the government’s advice to stay at home, our office is closed until further notice.  Our staff are working remotely and therefore it’s no longer possible to reach us by telephone at the office. However, please don’t think that we’ve gone away!

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    6. Possible graffiti on DPA land

      Devon Live, an online news site, has reported an act of vandalism,after graffiti was sprayed on a rock at Sharpitor. We believe that it occurred on land owned by the DPA, although owing to the current travelrestrictions, we have not yet been able to verify this.

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    7. COVID-19 and volunteering days

      In light of the government recommendations to stay at home we have, with sadness, decided to cancel all scheduled volunteering days for the forseeable future. We will review this at the beginning of June. In the meantime we wish all our members, volunteers and those who love Dartmoor as we do all the best in…

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    8. CORONAVIRUS ANNOUNCEMENT Wednesday 16th March 2020

      Following the announcement by the Prime Minister and his medical team regarding the avoidance of non-essential contact and travel, we have taken the decision to reduce DPA office staffing levels. Until further notice, therefore, we will only be working at Princetown on Mondays, to perform the essential activities which cannot be carried out by working…

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    9. Update on Walks and Events

      In the light of current government advice we are reviewing our current walks programme and will announce our decision soon. In the meantime the walks due to take place on 29th March and 18th April have been postponed, probably until the autumn. We will let you know the new dates in due course.  

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    10. Farming Dartmoor – a photographic record by Damian Bird

      We are delighted to announce that Farming Dartmoor, a photographic record of a year spent with six family-run Dartmoor farms, by documentary stills photographer Damian Bird, is being launched on Saturday 7th March, 6pm at the Forest Inn, Hexworthy. The DPA is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the book and we are…

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