Events

Image: IUCN UK Peatland Conference, 2018 © Sarah Proctor

Events

ESEH: Exploring intergenerational peatlands and the loss of normal

12:00 - July 22, 2021
Join RE-PEAT for a session exploring all things peatlands with the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) on Thursday 22nd July

Bog Day 2021

09:00 - July 25, 2021
  This year's International Bog Day will take place on Sunday 25th July 2021, celebrating the brilliance of bogs.

IUCN World Conservation Congress

09:00 - September 11, 2021
IUCN World Conservation Congress, Marseille, France to be held from 3 to 11 September 2021 as a "hybrid" event allowing both physical and remote attendance.

Peatlands Gathering 2021

12:00 - October 7, 2021
The Peatlands Gathering 2021 is organised by a collective of peatland community representatives, practitioners, researchers and specialists.

COP 15 - 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

09:00 - October 10, 2021
The COP 15 - 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference taking place in Kunming, China, will now take place from 5-10 October 2021. 

SAGES Stories: Scottish Science for a Climate-Ready Future

October 31, 2021
In the run up to COP26 in Glasgow, the Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society (SAGES) are organising fre

COP26 – 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference

09:00 - November 12, 2021
For the first time, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021.

IUCN UK PP Conference 2021
IUCN UK PP Conference 2021 - Save the dateSave the Dates: 13th - 16th September 2021
Minister Poots pictured with Jennifer Fulton, CEO of Ulster Wildlife
Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy ConsultationEnvironment Minister, Edwin Poots has launched a public consultation on the draft Northern Ireland…
Virtual Peatland Pavilion
Peatland Pavilion proposal for COP26 programmeOpportunity to contribute to and participate in proposing and shaping the first ever dedicated…
Diggers on Bwlch y Groes
Wales’ first carbon-funded peatland restoration project is complete!A peatland restoration project at Bwlch y Groes on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park is the…
England launches Peat Action Plan
England launches Peat Action PlanThe IUCN UK Peatland Programme welcomes the long-awaited publication of the England Peat Action…
Screenshot of PeatDatHub database
Launch of the PeatDataHub PeatDataHub is a research hub for communicating peatland science and managing peatland monitoring…
Eyes on the Bog equipment displayed on Water Works site
Eyes on the Bog monitoring at the Water Works projectJack Clough (University of East London’s) takes us through the process of installing an Eyes on the…
Helicopter flying over Moors for the Future site with restoration materials
Moors for the Future deliver biggest conservation season yet in a challenging yearAgainst a backdrop of ever-changing circumstances and a challenging year for nature, Moors for the…
Musician Sarah Smout on Fleet Moss with her cello
Yorkshire Peat Partnership: A music video on Fleet MossWith the help of Yorkshire Peat Parnership, musician Sarah Smout filmed a music video on Fleet Moss…
Cottongrass on peatland © Marches Mosses BogLIFE Project
Marches Mosses BogLIFE Project and Australian Wetlands Collaboration puts Arts Council England Funding to WorkThe ‘Mosses and Marshes’ project has newly been awarded a grant from Arts Council England.
Sphagnum moss © Moors for the Future Partnership
Study monitors single-species sphagnum plug growth on blanket bogThe study by Moors for the Future Partnership was carried out to discover the most effective…
British Ecological Society nature-based solutions graphic (city and train)
British Ecological Society: Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change in the UK ReportThe British Ecological Society have today published their landmark report offering the first…