A sustainable working woodland and conservation project in Dartmoor.
Welcome to the website of Steward Community Woodland, a permaculture project which aims to demonstrate the value of integrating conservation woodland management techniques with organic growing, traditional skills and crafts and low-impact sustainable living.
This website was completely revamped in early 2009 with a new look and more up-to-date information about the project. The site contains a wide variety of resources and information about all aspects of the project, the community, the woodland, planning issues, and our neighbours. There is also a growing archive of photos which can be searched by keywords.
The website is created and maintained by members of the community (using laptops powered by renewable energy systems). This hi-tech media provides a cost effective method of raising awareness of environmental issues and solutions. Our site log shows that around four hundred people visit the website every day, so the website provides many people with access to information about the project.
Our publications are all anti-copyright, freely reproduced for non-commerical use. We produce occasional leaflets and 'how to' guides (many of which have already been reproduced and distributed by other groups). We also do demonstrations and provide information at various events in the 'real world'.
We welcome visitors, both from people who just want to look around and from those who would like to stay a while to help out and share skills. Please contact us first to make arrangements before visiting and to confirm that your timing will be convenient.
If you have any comments, suggestions or questions about this website or the project itself, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Thanks for your interest. Enjoy...