Get Involved

Get Involved

You can: 

  • Follow us on Twitter @IUCNpeat
  • Join us in celebrating the brilliance of bogs – not just on Bog Day but everyday! Bog Day takes place on the fourth Sunday of July each year – this year falling on 28th July. You can find out about Bog Day events happening around the UK and internationally at https://bogday.org/  
  • Keep an eye out for opportunities to join the peatland community in the vacancies section of our Newsletter
  • Subscribe to our Newsletter below and find out what’s going on across the UK peatland community

     

  • Volunteer with your local peatland project (see Projects Map
  • Volunteer with a peatland project to monitor the long-term health of your local peat bog through Eyes on the Bog – coming soon
Join our team
We are recruiting - closing date 19th August 2020  We are recruiting for a Peatland Code Co-ordinator and a Communications Officer…
Sustainably sourced Sphagnum growing, harvested to produce dried Sphagnum (BeadaGro™) and mixed with other peat-free products to create a sustainable growing media.
Peat-free products - protecting peatlands, climate, gardening, pot-plants & salad.   By Jacqueline Wright, Business Development Manager, Beadamoss®
Sphagnum moss harvesting at trial site, Greifswald Mire Centre © Tobias Dahms
Wet agriculture - a tool in the climate action toolboxWith the urgent need to reduce our carbon emissions wherever possible, complimenting traditional…
Money for peatland restoration
Budget announcements for UK peatland restoration Peatlands received a welcome funding boost in the UK Budget 2020.  In a move to support the…
Peatlands in the EU post CAP
Peatlands in the UK beyond Common Agriculture Policy (CAP)The IUCN UK Peatland Programme continues to feed into the international peatland agenda, recently…
Afforested peatland restoration at Forsinard  © Neil Cowie/RSPB
Peatland & Trees position statement releasedThe IUCN UK Peatland Programme have released a position statement and recommendations on Trees on…
Caithness Wildfire, 2019 © Paul Turner
Burning & Peatlands Position StatementThe IUCN UK Peatland Programme have updated our position statement on Burning and Peatlands which…