Jun 20 2019

The Water of Life

After a night of heavy rain, yet another Dartmoor deluge, I’m waiting in the Postbridge car park to meet David Leach. He is the Dartmoor Peatland Restoration Project Officer and, after introductions, we get kitted up for a two-mile trudge in full waterproofs to check...

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Jun 06 2019

Botany, Bees and Butterflies

Since the early days of the Fingle restoration project the ever-changing plant life has been recorded; monitoring progress towards the conservation goal of bringing life back to the woods. The variety and abundance of plants around the site are used as an indicator of the...

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May 30 2019

King of Spring Returns

May is a month already bustling with weird and wonderful traditional customs celebrating Spring, so was there room in the calendar for a new one? Andy Bailey from Dartmoor’s Moor than meets the eye scheme believes so. On Sunday 19th at 11am, a small crowd started to...

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