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2017-04-12 - Procession to DNPA HQ


Arrival at DNPA HQ - Steward Wood March 3 April 2017 - Photo - David Pearson

On 3rd April, 150 people (including lots of children & families) took par... Read more

2016-04-02 - NEW FOR 2016 - Learning the Language of the Birds

Would you like to locate a Tawny Owl in its day roost? Can you imagine knowing a Sparrowhawk is in the area without having seen or heard it? Would you know if the birds gave away the location of a nearby Deer? This course will give you the basic framework and necessary skills to interpret the secret langauge of the birds. From techniques to optimse sensory awareness, ways of movement and stealth, the core routine of sit spot, leading to group sit spot and how to map your bird language experie... Read more

2016-03-29 - Planning Appeal Public Inquiry

We have now submitted all our evidence for the Public Inquiry due to be heard on 26-28th April 2016 at the DNPA headquarters, Parke, Bovey Tracey.  We will be running a minibus service from Moretonhamsptead because we feel it is important that local people should be able to access the hearing easily and the DNPA refused to have the venue in Moreton (the neutral and convenient location for those local people who wish to attend and possibly... Read more

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Welcome to the Steward Community Woodland website

We are Steward Community Woodland, a group of people who are living and working together and have been experimenting with...

We live on 32 acres of plantation woodland on a steep hillside, located in the beautiful Wray Valley on the edge of Dartmoor. The community was founded in 2000 and is currently ten adults, three children and two teenagers.

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There are several ways you can arrange a visit...

Participant in a green woodwork taster session at the woods

Volunteering - most of our visitors initially come as volunteers. We are currently takng a break from holding volunteer weeks.

Group visits - we are visited regularly by groups (for example, students and young people). Please get in touch if your group would like to see the project.


                               You can donate money to the project here.

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