Category Archives: Heart of Exmoor

So, what did we do?

The Heart of Exmoor Scheme helped thousands of people to enjoy and appreciate Exmoor National Park’s moorland and supported those who take care of this precious landscape. The most striking aspect of this Heritage Lottery Funded scheme was undoubtedly its immense … Continue reading

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Exmoor’s owls, bats and cuckoos star in WildWatch 2016

2016 sees the launch of the third year of the Exmoor Wild Watch Survey. Exmoor Wild Watch is an opportunity to be part of a ‘citizen science’ project to find out more about some wild species particularly characteristic of Exmoor. … Continue reading

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The Heart of Exmoor Scheme – in a nutshell

It’s not easy to write a concise summary of a 5-year programme, but here goes! More information at exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk The Heart of Exmoor Scheme championed Exmoor National Park’s moorland landscape heritage for 5 years (Jan2011-Dec2015). This was a Heritage Lottery Funded Landscape Partnership … Continue reading

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Celebration of the Heart of Exmoor Scheme

Volunteers, farmers, funders and supporters joined the Exmoor Moorland Landscape Partnership to celebrate the success of the Heart of Exmoor Scheme last week. Pupils from Dunster School provided a special highlight with a reading of moorland-inspired poetry. Over the past 5 … Continue reading

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A review of Exmoor’s moorland – what’s changing?

Farmers, landowners and commoners are being asked to share their knowledge of Exmoor National Park’s moorland landscapes for an important review. The 2015 Moorland Units Review will help shape Exmoor National Park priorities and projects for the next 5 years. Jason … Continue reading

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Bogtastic is on WEDNESDAY

The popular Bogtastic event is on Wednesday 29 July, 10am – 4pm, based in and around Simonsbath. This all-weather  ‘drop in’ event is FREE and features 40 exciting activities – the Bogstacle course, stream dipping, bog safaris, the opportunity to visit one … Continue reading

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Bat Survey 2 at Simonsbath (check the weather!)

DATE & TIME: Tues 28 July 2015, 19:00 – 22:30 Be part of the UK-wide National Bat Monitoring Programme Survey in Simonsbath.  Training and bat detectors will be provided.  You don’t have to be an expert just enthusiastic! Commences with a … Continue reading

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