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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.

| 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

| 21 Sep 2017
Event: BogFest (a joint Moors for the Future Partnership & IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conference)

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.

| 28 May 2017
Event: Annual Convention and Symposium of the International Peatland Society

The Annual Convention and Symposium of the International Peatland Society (IPS) will be held at the Mariott Hotel in Aberdeen, Scotland in May 2017.

| 21 May 2017
Event: What the EU LIFE programme has done for the Peak District – a guided walk on Kinder Scout

The Moorland Centre, Edale - 10am - 1pm The EU has been supporting nature, environment and climate action for 25 years! Moors for the Future Partnership is celebrating this milestone with a guided walk on Kinder Scout. 

| 24 Apr 2017
News: Job opportunity: Yorkshire Peat Partnership Research Assistant

The Yorkshire Peat Partnership, YPP, is a landscape-scale peatland restoration partnership which delivers practical restoration throughout the Yorkshire Region, and is managed by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. It has recently secured new funding from Yorkshire Water to develop a research programme to develop proxy methods to assess the ecosystem services impacts of different types of Sphagnum inoculation on degraded open blanket habitats and is now looking to appoint a Research Assistant.

| 14 Apr 2017
News: New £10 million fund to restore peatland

A £10 million grant scheme to restore England’s iconic peatlands has been launched by the Government today.