Spotlight Series

Our new Spotlight Series offers an opportunity for contributed projects to showcase their work and achievements to the peatland community.

Peatlands image © Tim Allot

Spotlight Series

Forest Carbon Ltd: Talla, Gameshope & Carrifran

February 23, 2022
The Talla, Gameshope & Carrifran peatland restoration is part of a landscape scale restoration to reestablish thriving native woodlands and fully functioning bog habitats in the Scottish Borders.

Langlands Moss LNR

December 14, 2021
Langlands Moss LNR project focuses to protect, conserve and restore all the peatland within the LNR in the hope that this will improve the hydrology, increase the lagg vegetation zone and expand the diversity of the natural ecotones of the reserve.

New LIFE for Welsh Raised Bogs

August 25, 2021
In partnership with local communities, landowners and contractors, the LIFE Welsh Raised Bogs project's work will include improving the conditions of the peatland, removing invasive species and scrub and introducing light grazing.

The Flows (Bringing LIFE Back to the Bogs)

August 25, 2021
The Flows project focuses on enhancing and promoting the special values of the peatlands of the Flow Country through the promotion of sustainable land management, the encouragement of sustainable community and economic development, and through co-ordinated action.

MoorLIFE 2020

August 25, 2021
The MoorLIFE 2020 project aims to restore and protect areas of Active Blanket Bog within the South Pennine Moors Special Area of Conservation, through undertaking concrete conservation activities, environmental monitoring and communication / education events.

Welsh Peatlands Project (Sustainable Management Scheme)

June 10, 2021
The Welsh Peatlands SMS project conducted and supported all types of peatland restoration across Wales, from stock management to hagg re-profiling to re-wetting. 

Binnian Lough and Binnian Lamagan Col (Healthy Heathland Project)

June 10, 2021
The Binnian Lough project sought to improve the hydrology on the sites to mitigate wildfire risk and create a carbon sink rather than a carbon source, as well as enhancing wildlife habitat and biodiversity.

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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