Tag Archives: Dartmoor

White Wood magic

At the end of April I grabbed a chance to walk in White Wood on Dartmoor. Continue reading

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Better for butterflies

An unprecedented 28 volunteers worked at Common Wood, making a better habitat for butterflies. Continue reading

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My bird year 2018

In 2018 I saw 112 and heard a further three species of birds. Continue reading

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Bashing for butterflies

Common Wood: part 15 On a bright and sunny autumn day, 22 October, 13 volunteers met in the front field at Hillbridge Farm near Peter Tavy on Dartmoor.  Megan Lowe and Simon Phelps from Butterfly Conservation’s All the Moor Butterflies … Continue reading

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National parks: a common good

I was invited to have the last word at the national park societies’ conference, held on Dartmoor during World Commons Week. Continue reading

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The last full-day’s walk

Ten years ago was my last proper walk with my dear friend Rozel Lawlor who died in April 2010. Continue reading

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Ready for redstarts

I took a short walk down the River Lyd on Dartmoor and saw some lovely birds. Continue reading

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