IUCN logo

News & Events

Cumbria BogLIFE end of project conference

This conference marks the end of the five year, EU LIFE-funded lowland raised peatbog restoration project, which has taken place over 3 sites in Cumbria. These are Bolton Fell Moss, Wedholme Flow, and Roudsea Wood and Mosses.


Wetland Management Demonstration Event

Location: Fenn’s & Whixall NNR, North Shropshire/Wrexham SY13 2PD
Fenn’s & Whixall National Nature Reserve, Britain’s 3rd largest raised bog, this is an opportunity to see:
  • Peat bunding techniques in operation
  • Tree harvesting to convert peatland to bog
  • Trials to manage Molinia (Purple Moor Grass)
Time: 1:0am – 3pm

Moving towards a future of peat-free products

Cheap, usually imported, bags of peat do not reflect the environmental costs to society caused by peat mining and are undercutting the production and supply of peat-free materials. Advances in the development of peat-free horticultural products, means that the UK could establish its own long-term viable industry providing sustainable soil conditioners and growing materials for amateur and professional gardeners


Peatland Mailing List

Sign up to receive updates. To find out how we use and protect your personal data, please read our Privacy Policy.