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| 2 Oct 2018
Event: IUCN UK Peatland Programme 2018 Conference

Date: 2nd - 4th October; Location: The Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs
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| 23 Jun 2018
Event: Marches Mosses BogLIFE Dragonfly Photography

  Date: 23rd June, 11:00 - 15:00   Location: Fenn’s Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve
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| 31 May 2018
Event: Marches Mosses BogLIFE Bog Safari Picnic

  Date: 31st May, 10:00 - 14:00   Location: Fenn’s Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve
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| 17 May 2018
News: Peatland contributions to UK water security

Peatlands are vital to UK water security and must be protected to preserve the UK’s water supply, warn scientists. water@leeds scientists from the University of Leeds have developed a new global index that identifies water supplied from peatlands as a significant source of drinking water for the UK and the Republic of Ireland .
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| 15 May 2018
Event: That’s LIFE – Restoring the Humberhead Peatlands End of Project Conference

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 15th - 16th May In 2014, funding was secured from the European Union's LIFE+ programme to help the restoration of the Humberhead Peatlands, which comprises Thorne, Hatfield, Goole, and Crowle Moors and is designated as a National Nature Reserve (NNR).
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| 15 May 2018
News: Grants for peatland restoration

•    £10 million of government grants awarded for work on peatlands •    Area the size of 10,000 football pitches to be restored to peat forming condition •    Restored peatlands will continue to store carbon, improve water quality in rivers and reduce flood risk  
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| 10 May 2018
News: Peatlands for People Revisited - call for paper submissions

Burns Bog Conservation Society invites submissions for presentations at Peatlands for People Revisited, 11-13 October 2018. This conference will highlight the current research addressing wetland and peatland conservation.
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| 10 May 2018
News: Celebration event marks successful Nature Network project

Forty people gathered in New Cumnock Town Hall on the evening of Thursday 19th April to celebrate the successes of Nature Network, a large-scale environmental project delivered by the East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative (CEI).    
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