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Peatland Hydrology Workshop

Cumbria Bog

LIFE and Pennine PeatLIFE Peatland Hydrology Workshop 20th-21st June 2019


Day 1: Indoor session at Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s Plumgarths Office, near Kendal (lunch included)
Day 2: Site visits to RSPB Geltsdale and Walton Moss NNR


Managing the Uplands for Public Benefit House of Commons Reception

Over 48 representatives from across the peatland community in the UK as well as MPs and Peers attended a parliamentary reception in Westminster celebrating the importance celebrate of upland peatland catchments - recognising their intrinsic value and the public benefits they provide.  The event focussed on sharing the following key messages:


Ugie Peatland Partnership welcomes restoration of local bog

Bog restoration works are expected to benefit local water quality and nature, as well as contribute to meeting our climate change targets.

Members of the Ugie Peatland Partnership (UPP), who aim to restore 1,500 hectares of peatland within the River Ugie catchment, were delighted to see the recent completion of peat bog restoration works on Moss of Kinmundy.


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