Peak District bog scientists take home national award

23 October 2017

Volunteer scientists based in the Peak District and South Pennines have won the prestigious 2017 Campaign for National Parks ‘Park Protector’ award and collected a £2000 grant. Moors for the…

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New peatland restoration toolkit launched

12 October 2017

Story issued by the Moorland Association A new toolkit has been launched to enhance land managers’ understanding of the current condition of blanket bog and allow them to implement…

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Cinderella will go to the ball, but she’ll be wearing hiking boots, not glass slippers!

03 October 2017

Fairy-tale in Edale as rare habitat is celebrated at festival-style conference in remote Peak District village.  This September, nearly 300 international experts in peatlands came together to learn, share and…

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Free public events in Edale to celebrate local moorland

25 August 2017

Guided walks, talks, a poetry evening and gardeners’ question time are some of the free, community-focused events that local people can look forward to as part of BogFest in Edale…

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Latest MoorNEWS now available

10 August 2017

The Summer edition of our newsletter, MoorNEWS is available to read online now. You can find out more about BogFest (21-23 September), and the latest update on our very exciting…

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Bogtastic van is picking up speed

03 August 2017

Our state-of-the-art Bogtastic van – that is set to showcase the iconic Peak District and South Pennines moors - is gearing up for its construction phase! The Bogtastic van and…

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More than 1000 people learn more about our work

03 August 2017

Throughout May, June and July, our staff and volunteers directly engaged with more than 1000 people, at events including the prestigious RHS Chatsworth Show, Edale Country Day and our Community Science…

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Networking with European colleagues

03 August 2017

Members of our team had the opportunity to see for themselves the raised bogs in Gauja National Park, Latvia, this month as part of the Conference on Conservation and Management…

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First question to Parliament from new MP commends our work

03 August 2017

Our work to tackle carbon emissions by re-vegetating large areas of bare peat across the Peak District National Park was commended by the High Peak’s new MP, Ruth George.

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