The future of the Dartmoor pony is in crisis as fewer people are buying them.
Scouts from Plymouth are mucking in with conservation work near Yelverton learning how to establish and care for fruit trees
Concerns government must ensure reform of the common agricultural policy doesn't destroy important habitats
Environment Minister and North Cornwall MP Dan Rogerson has been on Dartmoor today to view flood protection measures.
He was speaking to villagers in South Zeal about a new online flood insurance calculator, which gives an idea of how much it costs to properly insure a home against flooding.
Environment Minister Dan Rogerson will visit South Zeal in Devon today to view the flood protection that's in place in the village.
He'll also be speaking to local people about a new online flood insurance calculator, which will give an idea of how much its costs to properly insure a home against flooding.
A new cycle route around Dartmoor National Park opens today, the 95-mile-long circular track passes through Bovey BUVVY Tracey, Okehampton and Tavistock.
The Dartmoor Way is hoped to attract cycling enthusiasts and holidaymakers from across the country.
The Army has revealed it plans to change the routes of the annual Dartmoor Ten Tors challenge for next year's event.
The changes are being made to improve safety.
New routes will stop those taking part from crossing rivers and busy roads.
Fewer helicopters will be used, although the army say the changes are not financially motivated.
Dartmoor's ponies are in crisis. At the annual auction sale at Tavistock today there were fewer animals for sale than ever before, and even fewer buyers.
The number of ponies on the moor is now just a twentieth of what it once was. As John Andrews reports, it's a threat to the ecology and economy of Dartmoor.
The first of the annual pony drift sales takes place today at Tavistock Livestock Centre. It's thought that there are a lower number of Dartmoor Ponies for sale than normal. Each year, ponies are rounded up by their owners and sold at a number of livestock markets.
The first of the annual pony drift sales takes place today at Tavistock Livestock Centre.
It's thought that there are a lower number of Dartmoor Ponies for sale than normal.
Each year, ponies are rounded up by their owners and sold at a number of livestock markets.
Heritage open days are being held across the West Country.
One of the highlights is a look behind the scenes of South West Water's largest reservoir, Roadford Dam on Dartmoor:
Click here for more information on Heritage Open days.
The Widecombe fair is in full swing on Dartmoor.
Thousands of people are drawn to the tiny village of Widecombe-on-the Moor for the annual event which dates back to 1850.
It includes livestock displays and demonstrations of local crafts.
But it wouldn't be complete without an appearance from Uncle Tom Cobley and the characters from the famous folk song.