Past Events


Image: Neolithic trackway, Hatfield Moors © Henry Chapman

Past Events

Wild LIVE Peatlands – our superhero habitat: are we doing enough to protect and restore them?

February 24, 2021
Join Wild LIVE Peatlands to discuss what can be done to protect our peatlands, and why they’re essential in the fight against climate change.  

World Wetlands Day 2021

February 2, 2021
Join this year's World Wetland's Day to help raise awareness of the importance of our peatlands.

EUROPARC Atlantic Isles: Private Sector Funding for Peatland restoration

January 21, 2021
EUROPARC Atlantic Isles welcomes you to this webinar providing an overview of the IUCN Peatland Code.

British Ecological Society: Festival of Ecology

December 18, 2020
Join the British Ecological Society in December at the largest and most welcoming ecology conference in Europe.

Global Peatlands Initiative: Increasing your research funding success

December 17, 2020
Meet other peatland researchers and get tips on writing successful research funding bids.

IUCN UK Peatland Programme: Conference 2020 - Peatlands: From Strategy to Action

December 7, 2020
Join us for the 10th IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference 7th - 10th December 2020.

Update on Implementation of Glover Review

December 2, 2020
The Review of National Parks and AONB's argued that our system of national landscape should be a positive force force for wellbeing.

The Extraordinary Story of Peat and Carbon
New short animation explores the extraordinary story of peat and carbonExploring the extraordinary quantities of carbon locked up on millennial timescales within peatland…
February newsletter: winter edition
IUCN UK Peatland Programme Newsletter: Winter Edition 2021Read the latest IUCN UK Peatland Programme newsletter.
The West Cavan Bog Association Site
Eyes on the Bog: The West Cavan Bog Association SitesTwo new Eyes on the Bog sites have been established by the West Cavan Bog Association, in Fartrin…
IUCN UK PP Conference
Reflections from the 10th IUCN UK Peatland Programme ConferenceThe 10th annual IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference was delivered online for the first time, with…
UK GHG inventory
Peatland addition to the UK GHG inventory adds 3.5% to national emissionsThe end of January saw the long awaited, formal inclusion of peatlands in the UK GHG emissions…
Peatland Code update
Peatland Code updateInterest in the Peatland Code continues to grow and the team are experiencing increased demand for…
Shetland Peatland Restoration
Getting out to the bog in ShetlandAn innovative solution to accessing a Peatland Restoration site in Shetland.
Heather burn (C) North Peninnes AONB
Defra announce plans to prevent burning of vegetation on protected blanket bog habitats.Today’s announcement from Defra that the government plans to bring forward legislation to prevent…
Deforested bog 2 years post treatment
ScottishPower Renewables winter 2021 peatland restoration activityScottishPower Renewables (SPR) have completed 1267ha of deforested bog restoration using their “…
Pre & post restoration
Microbial understanding of the resilience of peatland systems A series of workshops amongst peatland scientists, practitioners and policy makers held at the…
Volunteer group with newly built dry stone wall
Volunteer group and conservation organisations join forces to improve the health of local moorlandMoors for the Future Partnership has been working with Friends of Crompton Moor carrying out…
MFFP peat dams
Environment Agency working with Peak District partnership to slow the flow of water from the moorsIn its National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England, published in July…