This year’s Dartmoor Society conference will be discussing peat restoration on Dartmoor;
Hallowed Turf, Perspectives on the conservation of Dartmoor Blanket Peat
will be held at Charter Hall, Okehampton on Friday 12 November.
Chairing it is Keith Bungay, former Chief Executive of Exmoor National Park Authority, who prior to this, worked as deputy to Ian Mercer at Dartmoor National Park Authority. Speakers are: Adrian Colston, Richard Brazier, Morag Angus, Kevin Cox, Martin Gillard and Geoff Eyre.
Further details and the programme can be found on their events page. https://www.dartmoorsociety.com/events
Five speakers from Dartmoor, all closely involved and speaking from long standing experience, include Richard Brazier, who heads the team from the University of Exeter that have designed and carried out the scientific monitoring for the project.
DPA members may be interested in this day conference, and can read more about the controversy about this project in the new issue of Dartmoor Matters magazine out later this month.