Help the Rangers at Haytor

Sunday 9 June 2019 at 10:30 - 15:00

One of a regular programme of conservation work days planned for every second Sunday at Haytor. There will be plenty of variety with practical work being carried on habitat management and archaeological sites as well as keeping this iconic Dartmoor location looking good.

Following last months successful task, we will be cutting and clearing burnt gorse stems ('black sticks') that are left behind after an area has been 'swaled' (managed burning of the moorland vegetation). This not only makes the burn area look better, it also improves the access and allows for regeneration of new plant growth.

All tools and gloves as well as tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. This is a messy job so please wear old clothes and foot wear that are suitable for the weather on the day. Please bring your own packed lunch.

Booking is essential so that we can organise tools and equipment please contact Bill Allen, on 07711 104545 or email

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Location: Meet at 10:30am at the Haytor Visitor Centre

Booking required: yes

Charge: Free