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BogFest Programme

Topics to be covered in the three day festival* include:

Thursday 21st September 2017:

  • Welcome - Peak District National Park, Moors for the Future Partnership and IUCN UK Peatland Programme
  • Peatland Science
  • Peatland Policy
  • Peatland Finance

Friday 22nd September 2017:

  • Natural Flood Management
  • Protected Areas
  • Global Peatlands
  • Moorland Fringe

Saturday 23rd September 2017:

  • Peatland Communications
  • Cultural Ecosystem Services - to include health and wellbeing, heritage and recreation
  • Biodiversity
  • Peatland Management.

A draft agenda detailing sessions under each of these topics will follow soon. Lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the conference, but attendees need to organise accommodation separately.

*A number of events during the festival programme will be open to members of the public, as well as delegates. We hope that this will provide the peatland community with a chance to engage with a wider audience on the important issues being discussed. To find out more about these events, or book a place please see here.

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