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Dark Skies Celebration On Exmoor

Exciting times ahead in my area this half term, as the Exmoor National Park ‘Dark Skies’ Festival is launched. In 2011, a large part of Exmoor National Park (EPNA) became Europe’s first International Dark Sky Reserve.  It is official world … Continue reading

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Ian Mercer Obituary

I was saddened to read last week of the death of geographer and naturalist Ian Mercer. In 1973, he became the first chief officer of the Dartmoor National Park – and I remember him presenting a number of videos about Dartmoor … Continue reading

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Changes To Our National Parks

As I was born and still live on the southern edge of Exmoor, I have always had an interest in our National Parks, and recognise the really important role the have in our country.  On August 1st, I was surprised … Continue reading

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