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Nature’s nippers

In October 2018, Jan Freedman, Curator of Natural History, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, gave a talk to the DA’s Forum. He shares below news of The Box in Plymouth and an exciting...

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Dartmoor For Devonshire (1894)

By W. F. Collier. (Read at South Molton, August, 1894.) It has been of late years a maxim of public policy that waste lands – lands which have lain waste from time immemorial –...

Exmouth Warren, and its threatened destruction (1872)

By J. M. Martin, C.E., F.M.S. (Read at Exeter, July, 1872.) The encroachment of the sea on the Exmouth Warren was the title of a paper read by Captain Peacock, F.R.G.S., originally, before the...