Events

Image: IUCN UK Peatland Conference, 2018 © Sarah Proctor

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Events

Fenland SOIL Paludiculture Site Tour

10:00 - July 26, 2024
In the second of a series of free Open Days, join Fenland SOIL to find out more about the development of commerically viable paludiculture within existing farming systems.

Bog Day

July 28, 2024
Celebrate the brilliance of bogs on 28 July 2024!

Fenland SOIL Paludiculture Site Tour

10:00 - August 8, 2024
In the last of a series of free Open Days, join Fenland SOIL to find out more about the development of commerically viable paludiculture within existing farming systems.

The Peat Café lunchtime lecture series: The 40th anniversary of Lindow Man

13:00 - August 12, 2024
A round-up of celebration events, community creativity, education and bog restoration projects at the University of Glasgow’s ‘Peat Café’ lunchtime lecture series on Monday 12 August from 1-2pm.

FEPP and Natural England monthly lunchtime webinars - Biodiversity Net Gain as a mechanism to fund nature recovery in the fens

13:00 - September 9, 2024
This webinar will introduce Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) and give case study examples.

IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conference 2024

09:00 - September 17, 2024
Save the date! Our 2024 Conference will be taking place on 17-19 September 2024 in Aviemore, Scotland, and will be celebrating the connection between peatlands, people and nature!

Sphagnum Mosses: Field Identification Course

10:30 - October 3, 2024
A 1 day course giving participants an introduction to field identification of Sphagnum mosses and other heath and mire bryophytes.

Brown butterfly with black spots on pink bell shaped flower
New species showcase - large heathOur latest species showcase introduces the large heath butterfly, its association with two iconic…
Haresfoot cottongrass with blue sky in the background. Credit Laurie Campbell SNH
New briefing addresses the peatlands and methane debateThe IUCN UK Peatland Programme has launched a new briefing “Peatlands and Methane” that summarises…
Peatland with mountains in the background
New £3 million fund for peatland restoration in Northern IrelandApplications for the new £3million Peatland Challenge Fund to help protect Northern Ireland's…
Sphagnum moss on healthy peatland
Scotland’s Peatland ACTION programme hits record restoration milestoneFor the first time since the Peatland ACTION programme began, more than 10,000 hectares of damaged…
A cottongrass seedhead
New species showcase - cottongrassOur May species showcase looks at the role that cottongrass plays in peatlands, its cultural and…
Jennifer Fulton at an IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference
Remembering Jennifer FultonWe, at the IUCN UK Peatland Programme, are still reeling from the loss of Jennifer Fulton, Chief…
Dotterel (c) Pete Quinn
Conference 2024 tickets now on sale!Tickets for our 2024 conference in Aviemore, 17-19 September, are now on sale - join us to…
Dunlin (c) RSPB
New species showcase - dunlinThe third of our showcases explores the importance of dunlin as an indicator species for peatland…
Landscape view of Red Moss of Balerno
Peatland Code Public Consultation The Peatland Code is committed to continuous improvement and would like to invite you to comment on…
Micrograph of testate amoeba showing internal structures
Please give 10 minutes of your time to help answer the question: Is palaeoecological research utilised in UK peatland restoration projects? Can you complete a short survey on the extent to which palaeoecological research is utilised in UK…
Group of people stood in an open peatland landscape
Muirburn licencing made law in ScotlandScotland’s peatlands will benefit from increased protection due to a new law passed on 21st March…
Molinia Mulching Agglestone Mire, remover higher tussocks to increase the connectivity of the floodplain (c) Sally Wallington
Dorset peatland restorationThe Dorset Peat Partnership completed the first of their sixteen peatland restoration sites in…