Previous Events

Meadows Conference, Dartmoor

Here are some highlights from the many talks and events organised by Moor Meadows:


A first meeting in April 2015 – A Celebration of Wildflower Meadows, in Scoriton Village Hall with renowned ecologist, George Peterken, author of the definitive guide

Help Turn Dartmoor into a Bee Nature Reserve, Bumblebee Conservation Trust

How to Create a Wildlife Garden, a talk by naturalist John Walters

Nature Friendly Farming, a talk by Rebecca Hosking MBE

Meadow Specialist Butterflies, at talk by Simon Phelps, Butterfly Conservation

The Birds of Meadows, a talk by naturalist John Walters

An Introduction to Wildflower Meadows, a talk by broadcaster Stephen Moss

A Community Meadow, a talk by Nicky Scott on Chagford’s community meadow

How to Create a Meadow, from a plot in the garden or on several acres, a talk by Charles Flower

How to Manage a Meadow, a talk by ecologist Sue Everett

Natural Beekeeping, a talk by Dartmoor honeybee expert Phil Chandler

How to Manage your Churchyard for People and Nature, Harriet Carty, Caring for God’s Acre

Dartmoor’s Threatened Butterflies, a talk by Megan Lowe, Butterfly Conservation

The Moths of Meadows, a talk by Simon Phelps, Butterfly Conservation

More Meadows for Barn Owls, a talk by David Ramsden Barn Owl Trust


Dartmoor Meadows Festival 2018 including the Meadow Makers’ Conference

Bumble Bee Identification workshop

Learn how to scythe – beginners’ workshops (four workshops have trained 40 people to scythe)

Wildflower identification workshop for beginners

Grassland Assessment and Monitoring workshop

Grasses identification workshop for beginners

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