Image: Neolithic trackway, Hatfield Moors © Henry Chapman
Study opportunity: Managing peatland natural capital in the Falkland Islands (PhD in Environmental Geography)
January 9, 2019
Managing peatland natural capital in the Falkland Islands (PhD in Environmental Geography) Lead supervisor: Dr Richard Payne, Department of Environment and Geography, University of York Co-supervisors: Prof. Chris Evans (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology), Dr Ilaria Marengo (South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute), Dr Dmitri Mauquoy (University of Aberdeen).
May 16, 2019
Location: Fenn’s & Whixall NNR, North Shropshire/Wrexham SY13 2PD Fenn’s & Whixall National Nature Reserve, Britain’s 3rd largest raised bog, this is an opportunity to see: Peat bunding techniques in operation Tree harvesting to convert peatland to bog Trials to manage Molinia (Purple Moor Grass) Time: 1:0am – 3pm
May 23, 2019
This conference marks the end of the five year, EU LIFE-funded lowland raised peatbog restoration project, which has taken place over 3 sites in Cumbria. These are Bolton Fell Moss, Wedholme Flow, and Roudsea Wood and Mosses.