Desmids of peatlands © Emma Goodyer
The Wildlife Trusts unveil Peat-free Gardening Guide
May 3, 2023
The Wildlife Trusts have unveiled a new handbook to help people go peat-free in their gardens and to recognise the importance of peatlands for nature and climate. Find out more...
Natural England launches peatland ‘toolbox talk’ on recognising archaeology during restoration
April 17, 2023
Natural England worked with Wessex Archaeology to create a historic environment peatland ‘toolbox talk’ to act as an introduction to management of archaeological finds when restoring peatlands
Ugie Peatland Partnership and Beam Suntory Landowner event
April 3, 2023
In February 2023, RSPB as part of the Ugie Peatland Partnership, hosted an event, co-organised and funded by Beam Suntory, to bring together landowners with peatlands in the Ugie catchment.
Buchan Bog Buddies
March 17, 2023
The RSPB and Aberdeenshire Rangers have been working with P6/P7 classes at New Pitsligo and Strichen Primary schools on an exciting Peatlands educational programme, supported by 5 dedicated RSPB volunteers.
Wales Peatland Action
March 15, 2023
By mid-2022 National Peatland Action Programme (NPAP) could reflect on a successful initial two years of above target delivery, given the restoration action on over 1650 hectares by March 2022. Find out more...
Global Peatlands Initiative project: State of the Worlds Peatlands
March 15, 2023
On the 17th of November 2022, at the UNFCCC COP27 in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt, the Global Peatlands Initiative launched its Global Peatlands Assessment – The State of the World’s Peatlands: Evidence for action toward the conservation, restoration, and sustainable management of peatlands. Find out more...
South West Peatland Partnership: Counting sheep to help restore peat across the UK's South West
March 14, 2023
Peatland restoration isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. It takes a range of innovative techniques and indepth monitoring to make sure that methods to raise the water table and prevent further degradation are as effective as possible. By working collaboratively, the South West Peatland Partnership (SWPP) are doing just that on Dartmoor.