Monthly Archives: May 2012

Blue is the colour….Dartmoor’s bluebells are here!


Finally, after the April showers the bluebells have decided to come out in force and are now gracing us with their glorious hues. Last May we posted a blog on the bluebells on 03 May but whilst a few hardy bluebells have been … Continue reading

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Restoring Footpaths – volunteer help required


Dartmoor National Park Rangers Ella Briens and Rob Taylor have planned a number of work parties to restore sections of the footpath that runs through Longtimber wood, and out along the Erme valley, below Wilkies Moor, Ivybridge.   These pictures show … Continue reading

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Planning on Dartmoor – examination approaches


The last planner’s blog was in February – things have moved on a lot since then as we approach the last stage in preparing the DMD – the new local plan for Dartmoor. We ran a consultation from February to … Continue reading

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Stepping back in time with the Time Traveller himself


  In the first of its fundraising activities, Higher Uppacott – Dartmoor National Park Authority’s Grade 1 listed, medieval longhouse – recently played host to an exclusive (only 20 places were available) literary event with Dr Ian Mortimer, author of … Continue reading

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