Tony Whitehead, Public Affairs Officer for the The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), talks to BBC Radio Devon's Jo Loosemore about how ornithologist David Lack's studies at The Dartington Hall Trust revolutionised our understanding of the life of the robin.
Conservation Warden at The Dartington Hall Trust, Mike Newby, takes a walk with BBC Radio Devon's Jo Loosemore through the estate's woodland, and discusses why woodland is important and the challenges of managing it.
Estate Manager at The Dartington Hall Trust, John Channon, talks to BBC Radio Devon's Jo Loosemore about the Trust's plans around the River Dart, which runs around two-thirds of the estate. John discusses the possibilities but also the challenges of the estate's natural border, which include conservation projects and allowing visitors to enjoy the many river walks.
Head Gardener at The Dartington Hall Trust, Ian Gilbert, talks to BBC Radio Devon's Jo Loosemore about the remarkable history of The Dartington Hall Trust - a place rejuvenated in the 1920's by the arrival of a wealthy couple, Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst, who were determined to implement an extraordinary new social experiment at the Hall.
Estate Manager at The Dartington Hall Trust, John Channon, talks to BBC Radio Devon's Jo Loosemore about the 880 acres woodland, buildings and public spaces that make up the Dartington estate. John discusses the challenge of running such a large estate - a challenge made more complex by the extraordinary variety of conservation, social justice and arts-based projects that take place on the land.
At a Community Conversation on 25 July 2012 Celia Atherton, director of the social justice programme at Dartington, reminded people there that communities in both Dartington and Totnes wanted to make this project as successful as possible by working together.