Dartmoor and the Upper Plym Valley

Introduction

Well known for its extensive peat bogs, the National Trust is working with partners on moorland management for carbon conservation and promoting low-carbon management.

Commoners are signed up to a Higher Level Scheme agreement to manage the site for the benefit of wildlife, archaeology and peat.

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Project Name: Dartmoor and the Upper Plym Valley

Organisation / Lead partner: National Trust

Location: Dartmoor

Conservation Status: Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

Predominately: Upland

Peat Habitats: Blanket bog

Project Type: Management