Tag Archives: volunteering

Case Studies – projects on Exmoor

  This is a collection of experiences from the viewpoint of volunteers and community groups who run their own projects, or have got involved with Exmoor projects in various ways. The aim of the case studies is to share ideas, advice … Continue reading

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Volunteers – who is your Somerset Star?

Who is your Somerset Star Volunteer? You can nominate a volunteer as a Star Volunteer as part of Somerset Celebrating Volunteers. The volunteer can be from any group or organisation in Somerset and the winners of the star draw will … Continue reading

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Well done all – Bonfires, Baked Potatoes and Butterflies

It took more than a bit of mud to deter the more than 120 keen volunteers from joining in the recent Bonfire, Baked Potatoes and Butterflies day. The event was organised by Exmoor National Park Authority and supported by other … Continue reading

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Butterflies, Bonfires and Baked Potatoes

Wed 15 February 2012  10am – 3pm  Book your place… Help remove invasive, young silver birch trees from moorland.  As we burn the wood, we will be cooking baked potatoes in the fire for lunch so please bring a filling to … Continue reading

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Exmoor volunteer wanted – education web project

 The Moorland Classroom is an exciting new education project, working with partners across Exmoor National Park. We are looking for somebody energetic, well organised, and web-literate to help the Heart of Exmoor team to develop online teaching resources. You don’t … Continue reading

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Free training in dry-stone walling

One of the great traditional skills of Exmoor, for centuries the making and repair of stone walls has been crucial to the keeping of livestock. The gargantuan lengths of wall that surround the ‘tamed’ core of Exmoor’s Treeless Forest are … Continue reading

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A peaceful corner near the Wimbleball Ironman

The famous Ironman 70.3 will take place around Wimbleball Lake on 19th June 2011. The race involves a swim across the lake, a cycle ride around the local roads, and a run at the Wimbleball site. Nearby is one of Exmoor’s least visited moorland … Continue reading

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