Our work

Felling trees as part of our woodland management  © Julian Gurney

Felling trees as part of our woodland management

Woodland management

Our main woodland work at the moment is at Woody Bay, near Martinhoe. All the trees were planted here at the same time owing to storm damage so we're thinning the area to vary the ages and to restore coastal heathland. We also have a plan to completely eradicate the invasive rhododendrons to allow other species to thrive.

Discover more about our other vital work

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Meet the ranger

Meet the Exmoor ranger team as they walk the walk

Ranger Dan has been with the Trust for five years. He started life as a volunteer, then a contractor and now works full time as a ranger. He is our woodland specialist who has a particular liking for the ice creams in the Heddon shop.

Summer jobs

Footpath repairs in the Heddon Valley

  • Strimming footpaths
  • Hill fort mowing
  • Footpath repairs
  • Bracken control
  • Field topping

Keep up to date

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