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| 28 Nov 2018
Event: Scotland’s Biennial Land Use and the Environment Conference XII

Scotland’s Biennial Land Use and the Environment Conference XII - Rewarding the Delivery of Public Goods: How to Achieve this in Practice? Date: 28-29 November, 2018 Location: Our Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh
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| 31 Oct 2018
Event: New IUCN UK Peatland Programme website - Pre-user survey

We are currently developing a new IUCN UK Peatland Programme website to be launched in 2019 and would like to know what you think the most important functions of our website are and how we can improve these in future.  It would be extremely useful if you could complete this 3 minute survey to tell us what you think.  Thank you. 
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| 31 Oct 2018
News: First Peatland Code validation awarded

This September the first Peatland Code registered restoration project achieved validation. The peatland restoration project, at Dryhope in Scotland, was piloted though the process by Forest Carbon, the leading Woodland Carbon Code project developer.
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| 31 Oct 2018
News: Knowledge exchange – sharing LIFE in Finland

The IUCN Peatland Programme was delighted to join Pennine PeatLIFE, UK and Hydrology LIFE, Finland on the return leg of their LIFE exchange programme.
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| 31 Oct 2018
News: Dryhope peatland restoration work wins ‘Enhancing our Environment Award’

Dryhope farm in the Yarrow Valley in the Scottish Borders, is part of Philiphaugh Estates which recently won an award (in collaboration with Tweed Forum) at the Scottish Land and Estates ‘Helping it Happen’ event in Edinburgh.
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| 30 Oct 2018
Event: For Peat's Sake, Perthshire

How restoring peatland can help your farm business Date: 30th October, 2018, 10am–3pm Location: Braeleny Farm, Callander, Perthshire Practical event looking at the benefits of peatland restoration for upland farms.
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| 29 Oct 2018
Event: For Peat's Sake, Aberdeenshire

How restoring peatland can help your farm business Date: 29th October, 2018, 10am–3pm Location: Glass Village Hall, Huntly, Aberdeenshire Practical event looking at the benefits of peatland restoration for upland farms.
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| 2 Oct 2018
Event: 2018 Conference Key Messages

Conference Key Messages Peatlands are important to us all – our largest natural carbon store, homes for rare and threatened wildlife, cultural and ecological archives, water supply and management, places to enjoy and relax, and places local people identify with and an important part of the ‘brand’ for food and drink. Terms such as public benefits, ecosystem services, Natural capital all define these peatland features in ways that communicate with particular audiences.
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