Past Events

Image: Neolithic trackway, Hatfield Moors © Henry Chapman

Past Events

Using UAVs for ecological monitoring and conservation - a knowledge-exchange workshop for practitioners in Yorkshire and the North of England

March 26, 2018
Leeds The workshop aims to increase the robust use of UAV data to inform environmental decision-making in the region by sharing knowledge and identifying opportunities for collaboration.  It will include case studies of current activities, discussion of future plans and plenty of time for networking. 

Marches Mosses BogLIFE Amphibian & Reptile Hunt

April 29, 2018
  Date: 29th April, 08:30   Location: Fenn’s Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve

Marches Mosses BogLIFE Birds of the Mosses Walk

May 5, 2018
  Date: 5th May, 14:00   Location: Fenn’s Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve

That’s LIFE – Restoring the Humberhead Peatlands End of Project Conference

May 15, 2018
Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 15th - 16th May In 2014, funding was secured from the European Union's LIFE+ programme to help the restoration of the Humberhead Peatlands, which comprises Thorne, Hatfield, Goole, and Crowle Moors and is designated as a National Nature Reserve (NNR).

Marches Mosses BogLIFE Bog Safari Picnic

May 31, 2018
  Date: 31st May, 10:00 - 14:00   Location: Fenn’s Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve

Richard Payne
A tribute to Richard Payne The IUCN UK Peatlands Programme team were all saddened to hear the shocking news about the death of…
Image of sphagnum in pool © Joe Holden
Sphagnum is a key ingredient of natural flood managementIn 2008 iCASP published research that showed how water running over Sphagnum on blanket peatlands…
Image of V-notch in ply-sheet dam © Emma Shuttleworth
Peat restoration and natural flood managementThe Upland Environments Research Unit at the University of Manchester has been working closely with…
Image of bog vegetation © Dom Hinchley
New edition of Conserving Bogs: The Management HandbookA new edition of Conserving Bogs: The Management Handbook is now available. Conserving Bogs: The…
Rob Stoneman at the House of Commons flanked by Rob Brown and Julian Sturdy
Managing the Uplands for Public Benefit House of Commons ReceptionOver 48 representatives from across the peatland community in the UK as well as MPs and Peers…
Large heath butterfly
Peatland biodiversity - butterflies & mothsAt Butterfly Conservation we understand the great value of healthy functioning peatlands for…
Cover of GHG emissions inventory
Inclusion of peatlands in the UK's GHG emissions inventory publishedThe long-awaited report on inclusion of peatlands in the UK’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…
Marsden Moor fire © BBC News
Record breaking Spring temperatures exacerbate wildfire outbreaks across the UKThe summer heatwave of 2018 was accompanied by wildfires across the UK with a major incident…
Staff from RSPB, Scottish Water and the contractor, McGowan Ltd, discuss the successful works at Moss of Kinmundy
Ugie Peatland Partnership welcomes restoration of local bogBog restoration works are expected to benefit local water quality and nature, as well as contribute…
Delgates at the policy and practice workshop
New initiative to combine data across studies and sites to better inform peatland policy and practice Researchers, practitioners and policy-makers from across Europe, whose goal is to understand better…
Peatland milled for horticulture
Moving towards a future of peat-free productsCheap, usually imported, bags of peat do not reflect the environmental costs to society caused by…