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Conference 2022 - Registration open

August 8, 2022
Registration for this year's IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference taking place live in Aberystwyth on 4th - 6th Oc

100 Project Milestone for the Peatland Code

July 20, 2022
The Peatland Co

New version of the Peatland Code launched

May 4, 2022
An update to the Peatland Code, including a separate guidance document, is now available.

*NEW* Peatland Code Officer vacancy - closing date 4th April, 2022

March 9, 2022
We are recruiting for a Peatland Code Officer to join the IUCN UK Peatland Programme team.

IUCN UK Peatland Programme Newsletter: Winter Edition 2022

February 24, 2022
Read the latest IUCN UK Peatland Programme newsletter.

Peat-free Horticulture – A reality and an opportunity

February 23, 2022
We have reached a key moment for bringing about a transition in the way we garden and supply materials for our gardens. The IUCN UK Peatland Programme's Clifton Bain discusses the future of peat-free horticulture.

Cors Caron Copywrite Drew Buckley Photography
Conference 2022 - Registration openRegistration for this year's IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference taking place live in Aberystwyth…
Mar Estate © Mark Nicolson
100 Project Milestone for the Peatland CodeThe Peatland Code now has 100 projects registered under the UK La
Peatland Code version 1.2
New version of the Peatland Code launchedAn update to the Peatland Code, including a separate guidance document, is now available.
IUCN UK Peatland Programme Newsletter: Winter Edition 2022
IUCN UK Peatland Programme Newsletter: Winter Edition 2022Read the latest IUCN UK Peatland Programme newsletter.
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Peat-free Horticulture – A reality and an opportunityWe have reached a key moment for bringing about a transition in the way we garden and supply…
PC Projects Feb 22
An update on the Peatland CodeThe Peatland Code continues to grow rapidly with 79 projects now registered and 10,300 ha of…
The new CNPA Peatland ACTION team
Unlocking contractor capacity to lock up carbon in the CairngormsThe Cairngorms National Park Authority’s (CNPA) Peatland ACTION Officers have facilitated over 2,…
Moors for the Future Partnership: Cleaner water video
Moors for the Future Partnership presents: Blanket bogs are worth protecting video seriesMoors for the Future Partnership has developed five videos to help people understand the multiple…
Restoration works at East Gill in Nidderdale
Yorkshire Peat Partnership celebrates another successful yearAs Yorkshire Peat Partnership (YPP) heads into the new restoration season, they take a moment to…
The Peatlands of Britain and Ireland: World Wetlands Day
World Wetlands Day 2022: 'The Peatlands of Britain and Ireland' launched as e-bookTo celebrate World Wetlands Day 2022, 'The Peatlands of Britain and Ireland' by the IUCN UK…
South West Peatland Partnership vacancies
South West Peatland Partnership job vacanciesThe South West Peatland Partnership (Exeter, Devon) have 8 job vacancies available to support their…