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| 27 Nov 2017
Event: World Forum on Natural Capital

The next World Forum on Natural Capital, the world's leading natural capital event, will take place on 27-28 November 2017 in Edinburgh.
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| 26 Sep 2017
Event: Renewable Resources from Wet and Rewetted Peatlands

2nd International Conference on the Utilisation of Wetland Plants Greifswald, Germany; 26th - 28th September 2017
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| 21 Sep 2017
Event: BogFest (a joint Moors for the Future Partnership & IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conference)

Location: Moorlands Field Centre, Edale, Peak District National Park A joint celebration of our iconic uplands and brilliant blanket bogs hosted by the Moors for the Future Partnership and IUCN UK Peatland Programme. The conference will provide an opportunity to connect with people working on upland and lowland peatland restoration, clough woodland regeneration and upland meadows.
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| 26 Jun 2017
News: Flow Country exhibition launched in Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Garden is the first venue for an important exhibition which will tour across the United Kingdom.
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| 22 Jun 2017
News: A New Management Approach for Grouse Moors

Recently, IUCN UK Peatland Programme met with staff from Moorland Association, Natural England and North Pennines AONB Partnership at Wemmergill Estate, near Barnard Castle, to discuss how to deliver healthy blanket bog on an active moorland grouse estate.
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| 19 Jun 2017
News: Job Opportunities (June 2017)

A list of currently advertised jobs in the peatland community. Please note this list is not exhaustive, but includes opportunities that have been shared with the team.
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| 19 Jun 2017
News: Crossing the Moss: The Story of a Solway Moss and the Solway Junction Railway

In the late 1860s, a railway – the Solway Junction Railway (SJR) – was constructed across the ‘Moss’ of Bowness Common. Where it met the Solway Firth, it soared above the waves to Annan on the Scottish side, across the Solway Viaduct – a structure that was “light and elegant, and in the full tide [had] the semblance of a piece of enchanted workmanship resting on the bosom of the racing waters”.
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| 19 Jun 2017
News: Going to The Royal Highland Show at Ingliston, Edinburgh this weekend (22-25th June) or the Scone Game Fair in Perth (30th June- 2nd July)?

Well, if you’re a landowner in Scotland with an area of peatland, such as a blanket bog or lowland raised bog, then funding is available to restore these extremely important habitats.
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