Goodbye Exmoor

National Trust - North Devon Blog

My time as a residential volunteer with the Watersmeet and West Exmoor team based at Heddon has been a fantastic experience. I applied when I was coming to the end of a volunteer role with the Scottish Wildlife Trust in order to build on my experience with the aim of finding a paid job in conservation in the hopefully not too distant future. The ranger team here work incredibly hard and have been very patient in explaining the whys and wherefores of things as well as training us (me and fellow volunteer Nick) in the various day-to-day tasks that they carry out. We’ve had the opportunity to meet people working for other bodies within the park and see what they do, take part in workshops such as engagement, hedgelaying, and map-reading; formal training such as pesticides and chainsaw tickets; and a range of ongoing skills and work that are required…

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Helping people to enjoy and appreciate Exmoor National Park's moorland, and supporting those who take care of it.
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