Conference 2021

13th – 16th September, 2021

Image: Peak District, England © Pete Quinn

Conference 2021

Delegate Registration - open until close of conference

Call for Exhibitors and Presentations of Research - Deadline 13th August

 

Our annual conference series present opportunities for policy makers, scientists, land managers and practitioners from different disciplines to share their knowledge, experience and enthusiasm of peatland conservation and management. 

As 2021 welcomes the emergence of country level plans for peatland conservation and management across the UK this year’s conference will celebrate the progress being made by peatland partnerships and communities to protect, enhance and restore these valuable areas. We will reflect on the funding, evidence and communication needed to achieve effective action for peatlands and explore learnings to ensure progress continues along a road to recovery.  

Taking place on the 13th - 16th September 2021 this year’s IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference ‘Peatlands in Partnership: a road to recovery' will be brought to you as a virtual event in partnership with Pennine PeatLIFE, led by the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership in collaboration with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Forest of Bowland AONB Partnership, and Moors for the Future Partnership’s MoorLIFE2020 project. 

We are delighted to be able to offer delegates free access to this event when the time comes. Register for your free place.

Further announcements regarding the conference will be available here and shared on Twitter @IUCNpeat #PeatConf21
 
The UK is a global leader in peatland restoration. This is only made possible by the enthusiasm and dedication of hundreds of individuals, whether paid staff or volunteers; NGO, Government, academic, business or private land manager. We would like to commend the whole peatland community and particularly the partnerships that drive this work, restoring and protecting peatlands for future generations. 

The 2021 IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference will be delivered in partnership with:
 

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