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Current approaches to peatland restoration on Dartmoor.
On Wednesday 20 September we organised a talk at Belstone Village Hall to hear more about the current approaches to peatland restoration on Dartmoor.Ââ€¦
A tribute to Tanya Welch who was secretary of the Dartmoor Society from 2011 – 2020
It is with sadness this week that we learn of the death of Tanya Welch who served as secretary of the Dartmoor Society from 2011 to 2020. As well as pâ€¦
Letter to MP’s by Alan Endacott
In April 2023 Alan Endacott, former chair of the Dartmoor Society, wrote to MP’s raising his concerns about the proposals to remove livestock fâ€¦
Visit to Corndonford Farm HQ of the Dartmoor Hill Pony Association
by Annabel Crowley Members of the Dartmoor Society spent a fascinating afternoon with the Friends of the Dartmoor Hill Pony (FDHP), on Wednesday 10 Mâ€¦
Wild Camping Discussion 29 March Moretonhampstead Parish HallÂ
Wild Camping DiscussionÂ Report by Caya Edwards Photo: Mike Rego The withdrawal of the right to wild camp on Dartmoor is highly contested and we deciâ€¦
Report on Dartmoor Wild Camping Discussion
We held a meeting on Wednesday 29th March at Moretonhampstead Parish Hall to understand the current position about wild camping on Dartmoor and the iâ€¦
Dartmoor Society Response to Natural Englandâ€™s Proposed Grazing Reductions on Dartmoor
We recently wrote to the Western Morning News and The Moorlander, to add our voice to the concerns over Natural England’s policy of further redâ€¦
The Dartmoor Society’s letter to the press regarding the current controversy over further reductions in grazing on the Dartmoor Commons.
Dartmoor farmers and farming culture areÂ being sacrificed to meet Natural England’s environmental targets. Shoveldown stone row obscured by Moâ€¦
The Dartmoor Society – 25 years of shared experiences – and a greater understanding of Dartmoor.
The Dartmoor Society, now in its 25th year, is an independent member charity that is devoted to celebrating the wonders of Dartmoor and to help createâ€¦
Article about Bill Murray recently published in Oke Links
Lindsay Turpin of Oke Links recently published this article about Bill Murray. Dartmoor singer and champion of the spoken word, Bill Murray, is electeâ€¦
Thank you to former Committee members
Thank you to retiring Committee member Wilf Hodges, and to Liz Miall and Chris Chapman who, whilst no longer on the Committee, continue to advise and â€¦
The 2021 and 2022 Dartmoor Society awards are presented in person at last!
Photo: Mike Rego Photo: Mike Rego Photo: Mike Rego Photo: Bill Murray The 2021 and 2022 Dartmoor Society awards are presented in perâ€¦