Tag Archives: Dartmoor

Dartmoor’s Blanket Bogs

Reading Tony Whitehead’s piece in West Country Voices today, exploring some of the realities behind the outpouring of protest from the farming industry; and lurid claims that Natural England has a secret (and no doubt cunning) plan to “rewild” Dartmoor, … Continue reading

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The strange case of the missing 10,000ha of Dartmoor Training Area SSSI

A couple of weeks ago, the Government released a list of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in public hands, in response to a question from Caroline Lucas. The list indicated that over 70,000ha of Defence owned land was SSSI. That’s … Continue reading

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