Poster Presentations Conference 2022

Image: © Drew Buckley Photography

Poster Presentations Conference 2022

The Poster and Exhibition sessions welcomed poster presentations and exhibition stands to share knowledge, experience, new findings, tried and tested techniques and novel approaches to peatland research, policy and practice.

James Cooke opens Poster and Networking Session

James Cooke (Welsh Government) opened the poster and networking session. Image Credit:Renée (Kerkvliet-)Hermans

Find a full list of poster abstracts here or click on an individual title to see the poster.

Sphagnum for peatland restoration: Planting Sphagnum to revegetate is a vital part of peatland restoration – Andrew Davidson, Beadamoss®

Sphagnum Farming: At BeadaMoss® - Sadie Manning, Beadamoss®

Mapping the jewels in the crown of Welsh peatlands: Tales from the Lowland Peatland Survey of Wales 2005-2022 – Kathryn Birch, Natural Resources Wales

England Peat Map: A focus on extent and depth of peat – Sam Dixon, Natural England 

Care-Peat restoration of degraded peat in NW England – Anna Knightley, Manchester Metropolitan University

The use of InSAR satellite data to improve peat landslide hazard assessment – Andrew Bradley, Nottingham University

The Future Forest Company - Integrated Land Management – Matthew Cooke, Future Forest Company 

Nature for Climate Peatland Grant Scheme – Emma Craig, Natural England

SSSI Single Species Feature Monitoring on Cors Fochno SAC/SSSI/NNR – Justin Lyons, Natural Resources Wales

Building evidence for peatland restoration: Our data in action – Lucy Ellif & Joe Bullard, PeatlandACTION

Land use decisions made simple with Rethink Carbon – Freddie Ryan, Rethink Carbon

Investigating POC fluxes on an eroding upland blanket bog, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland – Gillian Donaldson-Selby, James Hutton Institute

Measuring CO2 Exchange over Restored and Forested Scottish Peatlands - Mhairi Coyle, James Hutton Institute

Border Mire Restoration in Kielder Forest, Northumberland - Richard Guy, Forestry England

LIFE Multi Peat: Reducing carbon emissions by restoring peatlands - Leticia Jurema,NABU

The Peatland Climate Action Scheme – different outcomes expected on different Bord na Móna cutaway sites – Mark McCorry, Bord na Móna

Bogtastic engagement - Robbie Carnegie – Moors for the Future

Trajectories of ecosystem change following restoration of heavily degraded blanket bog in the South Pennines SAC – Tom Spencer, Moors for the Future

Scaling-up delivery in peatland restoration – Katy Thorpe, Moors for the future

The impact of groundwater abstraction and woodland management on a lowland fen and its local community - Elaine Halliday, University of Reading

Peatlands and Hydrological Change: The impact of forest-to-bog restoration on the blanket bogs of the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm, South Wales - Laura Hughes-Dowdle, Swansea University 

Joint natural capital accounting service - Mark Collar & Joel Paterson, Stutt and Parker with eftec.

Brown butterfly with black spots on pink bell shaped flower
New species showcase - large heathOur latest species showcase introduces the large heath butterfly, its association with two iconic…
Haresfoot cottongrass with blue sky in the background. Credit Laurie Campbell SNH
New briefing addresses the peatlands and methane debateThe IUCN UK Peatland Programme has launched a new briefing “Peatlands and Methane” that summarises…
Peatland with mountains in the background
New £3 million fund for peatland restoration in Northern IrelandApplications for the new £3million Peatland Challenge Fund to help protect Northern Ireland's…
Sphagnum moss on healthy peatland
Scotland’s Peatland ACTION programme hits record restoration milestoneFor the first time since the Peatland ACTION programme began, more than 10,000 hectares of damaged…
A cottongrass seedhead
New species showcase - cottongrassOur May species showcase looks at the role that cottongrass plays in peatlands, its cultural and…
Jennifer Fulton at an IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference
Remembering Jennifer FultonWe, at the IUCN UK Peatland Programme, are still reeling from the loss of Jennifer Fulton, Chief…
Dotterel (c) Pete Quinn
Conference 2024 tickets now on sale!Tickets for our 2024 conference in Aviemore, 17-19 September, are now on sale - join us to…
Dunlin (c) RSPB
New species showcase - dunlinThe third of our showcases explores the importance of dunlin as an indicator species for peatland…
Landscape view of Red Moss of Balerno
Peatland Code Public Consultation The Peatland Code is committed to continuous improvement and would like to invite you to comment on…
Micrograph of testate amoeba showing internal structures
Please give 10 minutes of your time to help answer the question: Is palaeoecological research utilised in UK peatland restoration projects? Can you complete a short survey on the extent to which palaeoecological research is utilised in UK…
Group of people stood in an open peatland landscape
Muirburn licencing made law in ScotlandScotland’s peatlands will benefit from increased protection due to a new law passed on 21st March…
Molinia Mulching Agglestone Mire, remover higher tussocks to increase the connectivity of the floodplain (c) Sally Wallington
Dorset peatland restorationThe Dorset Peat Partnership completed the first of their sixteen peatland restoration sites in…