Category Archives: common land

Freedom of the forest

The 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest provides an opportunity to campaign for more access to our land. Continue reading

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Would the Llandegley wind turbines be legal?

A beautiful part of Powys is threatened by wind turbines, but would they be legal? Continue reading

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Scalloping at Common Wood

Dartmoor Preservation Association conservation volunteers cleared vegetation for butterflies at Common Wood. Continue reading

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Defending land rights: finding solutions

At the Utrecht commons conference I put together a global practitioners’ lab on defending land rights. Continue reading

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Going for a buurten

I visited ancient Dutch commons on the Utrecht field trip. Continue reading

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Huge nitrate problems: we’re in deep shit

I visited Ede in the Netherlands to look at commons old and new. Continue reading

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Backward Bradford

Bradford Council’s website on common land is at least ten years out of date. Continue reading

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