New film ‘The Carbon Farmer’ paints a bright future for UK Peatland conservation, agriculture and climate action

13 December 2018

In their current state the UK’s peatlands are a source of around 20 million tonnes of CO2 (equivalent) per year – this is the same as the yearly emissions from…

Read more… New film ‘The Carbon Farmer’ paints a bright future for UK Peatland conservation, agriculture and climate action

New visitor experience helps fight climate change in the Peak District National Park

14 November 2018

Visitors to the Peak District National Park will be doing their bit to help combat climate change by heading off the beaten track to plant vital sphagnum moss on the…

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Building bogs: conservation quarterly roundup

01 November 2018

Building Bogs   Some of the highpoints include the airlifting and spreading of 391 bags of chopped heather cuttings onto bare peat, the spreading of lime, seed and fertiliser via…

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Away above the chimney tops

22 October 2018

The science team’s summer of flying ended in September with approximately 10.5km² of surveyed moorland under our belt. Data has been collected from our field labs, which are specially identified areas…

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A brand new adventure: a chat with volunteer Tom Helliwell

19 October 2018

Tom Helliwell had worked behind a desk his entire life. When he was made redundant, he took it as an opportunity to do something radically different.

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Full steam ahead to conserve Peak District moors for years to come

17 October 2018

In the deep underbelly of vast, open moors in the heart of the Peak District National Park, a fundamental passageway connecting countryside with city is steaming by a notable anniversary…

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Are blanket bogs VIP enough for a House of Commons reception? Of course they are!

28 September 2018

The sun shone and the sphagnum moss made it through security as collaborators and new companions of Moors for the Partnership came together in London to celebrate and showcase partnership…

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Young, wild and free: new youth group for local teens to experience Peak District National Park

31 August 2018

A brand new Peak District junior ranger group is set to give local young people the opportunity to learn vital conservation skills in the heart of the UK’s first National…

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The wandering wader watcher: a chat with Kevin Shepherd

21 August 2018

If you’re a frequent visitor to the world of birds, you may have heard of Kevin Shepherd before. He’s one half of the duo that devised the ‘Brown and Shepherd’ Upland…

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Summer 2018 MoorNEWS out now

15 August 2018

The Summer 2018 edition of our newsletter, MoorNEWS is available to read online now. You can find out more about the summer moorland wildfires, the latest conservation works taking place, and read some…

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