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The IUCN UK Peatland Programme advocates the multiple benefits of peatlands through partnerships, strong science, sound policy and effective practice.

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Peatland Gateway

The Peatland Gateway is an information-sharing source for people working on peatlands at all levels of engagement from practice, research and policy. The Gateway highlights case studies of restoration success as well as provide useful information and links to projects across the globe.


Steering Group

The work of the IUCN UK Peatland Programme is overseen by a Steering Group made up of representatives of key environmental NGOs. The Steering Group meets quarterly, to receive progress updates from the Director of the Peatland Programme.

Representatives of the following organisations sit on the Steering Group:


Director, Clifton Bain

Research Manager, Mark Reed

Programme Manager, Emma Goodyer

Communication Manager, Joanna Richards

Peatland Code Co-ordinator, Jillian Hoy

Contact us or read staff biographies.