Beyond Restoration conference 2023: poster presentations

Image: © Emma Hinchcliffe

Beyond Restoration conference 2023: poster presentations

People looking at posters People looking at posters The Poster Session evening welcomed 31 poster presentations to share knowledge, experience, new findings, tried and tested techniques and novel approaches to peatland research, policy and practice.

There was also an exhibit from the National Institute of Agricultural Botany showcasing paludiculture which offers a potential solution for maintaining the profitable use of lowland peatland whilst significantly reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their current (dryland) agricultural use. The exhibit also provided information about the Paludiculture Exploration Fund.

 

Poster presentations included: 

A wireless sensor netowrk for monitoring peatland conditions - University of Southampton Building sector capacity - Yorkshire Peat Partnership So far, so good - the Border Mires - Forestry England
Blanket bog - Wessex Archaeology and Natural England Peatland restoration and the historic environment - South West Peatland Partnership New LIFE for Welsh raised bogs project - Natural Resources Wales
Natural England peatland team Peatland restoration on Scotland's forests and land - Forestry and Land Scotland Northumberland Peat Partnership
Principles for sustainable paludiculture - IUCN UK Peatland Programme Sphagnum farming and carbon farming - BeadaMoss Trialling a range of restoration intervention methods - South West Peatland Partnership
Sustainable sphagnum for peatland restoration - BeadaMoss The digital direction of peatland restoration, automation and digital twins - North Pennines AONB Partnership Restoring peat in the Humberhead Levels - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
The Lost Peatlands Explorer App - Lost Peatlands Project Tracking the colour of peatlands - University of Plymouth Understanding and optimising Sphagnum plug planting - GGR Peat and Aberystwyth University
Upland forest to bog restoration - Lost Peatlands Project  Using stories, sound and imagery - South West Peatland Partnership Greenhouse gas removal via accelerated peat formation - GGR Peat and Aberystwyth University
FENSCAPES Archaeology, natural heritage and environmental change - McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research and University of Cambridge NCPGS Opportunity Mapping Discovery Grant Project - Fenland SOIL.png Discovering Dorset's peaty pockets - Dorset Peat Partnership
Peat retreat - the magnitude and causes of peat erosion in the Falkland Islands - UKCEH and University of Leicester Peatscapes, the social science of peatland restoration - Leverhulme Trust, University of Birmingham and University of Bristol

 

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