1. Join our mailing list

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    2. Our Walks and Volunteering calendar

      We have a calendar that will show you details of the projects we run, when each workday is taking place and how to get in touch with the project leader.

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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. January 2022 – Pudsham Meadow Conservation Workday

      The 22nd of January was the first Pudsham workday of the year, and the weather proved to be dry but cold. Standing around was not the order of the day, so after a short talk on safety and what was planned for our 21 loyal conservation volunteers, they got stuck in. The work included the…

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    6. Conservation Volunteering

      The DPA is one of the largest conservation groups on Dartmoor. Each year our volunteers put in an astonishing 800 man days of conservation work on the moor. We undertake a range of different conservation projects during the course of a year, depending on the season – mainly gorse and scrub clearance in the autumn…

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    7. Be properly prepared

      Be properly prepared for a day of conservation volunteering We usually meet at 10am and work through until 3pm or later in the summer, with breaks for drinks and lunch. Please e-mail or ring the main contact for a project a few days beforehand to let them know that you are thinking of coming so…

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    8. Other Ways to Volunteer

      Other Ways to Volunteer Whatever your skills and experience there will be a way to volunteer with the DPA. You don’t even have to make a regular commitment. We can often do with a spare pair of hands for a few hours in the office, manning our stand at a show or helping to spread…

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