Past Events


Image: Neolithic trackway, Hatfield Moors © Henry Chapman

Past Events

Peatlands Monitoring Community of Practice: Data Standards Workshop

May 23, 2024
WaterLANDS and PeatDataHub invite you to join them at a workshop where they will explore developing data standards for peatland monitoring.

Bio-materials for Construction, CHCx3 and the Paludiculture Exploration Fund

May 23, 2024
This workshop will create a conversation for interested people working on the development of biomaterials for construction (after the growing stage) to explore our common challenges and look for pathways that might take us all forward more rapidly.

Peat Metal webinar: After the smoke clears: assessing and predicting post-fire impacts to water quality and the role of wildfire ash

May 15, 2024
Dr Carmen Sánchez-García (Swansea University) is a postdoctoral researcher focussed on understanding and assessing the effects of fire on soils and water quality using a combination of laboratory, fieldwork, and modelling approaches.

Seminar on the functioning and the rehabilitation of European mountain peatlands

May 15, 2024
The partners of the LIFE Climat Jura peatlands programme want to bring together researchers and managers of Central European mountain peatlands to answer a number of questions.

The Peat Café lunchtime lecture series: Mossfox (a creative collaboration)

May 6, 2024
Join Melanie Giles (University of Manchester) and Liz Ellis at the University of Glasgow’s ‘Peat Café’ lunchtime lecture series on Monday 6 May from 1-2pm.

Fens East Peat Partnership (FEPP) and Natural England monthly lunchtime webinars - IUCN UK Peatland Programme

April 29, 2024
This webinar will introduce the Peatland Programme’s latest issues brief ‘Peatlands and Agriculture’, our engagement work around biodiversity and our ‘Eyes on the Bog’ peatland monitoring initiative, and provide an update on the continuing development of the Peatland Code.

Peat Metal webinar: Quantifying global stocks of peatland pollutants

April 24, 2024
Dr Richard Fewster (Queen's University Belfast) will provide an overview of the Pollutants In PEatlands: from sink to Source (PIPES) project.

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
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Dunlin (c) RSPB
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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…
Scientist taking scientific measurements in peatland. Credit Emma Hinchliffe
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
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Molinia Mulching Agglestone Mire, remover higher tussocks to increase the connectivity of the floodplain (c) Sally Wallington
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Work begins at Duchal Moor. © Giulia Spilotros/Glasgow Green Network Clyde Valley
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Eyes on the Bog logo
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Forest to Bog Restoration cover image and example spread
New report showcases successes in forest to bog restoration'Forest to Bog Restoration: Demonstrating Success', the fourth publication the series, highlights…
Sphagnum pulchrum © Brian Eversham
Don't miss our 'Measuring biodiversity: from principles to practice' webinar!Join the IUCN UK Peatland Programme for this free webinar as we explore traditional and…
Sphagnum lindbergii (c) Emma Hinchliffe
Introducing our species showcasesThroughout 2024, we are celebrating peatland biodiversity through a series of monthly showcases…