Millions of moss ‘beads’ airlifted to restore Peak District and South Pennine moors

24 September 2012

A groundbreaking new approach to moorland conservation starts this week as we begin airlifting 150 million ‘beads’ of Sphagnum moss to help bring life back to the Peak District and…

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Inspiring people to care for our beautiful moorlands

29 August 2012

We have installed new information panels at Crowden car park, close to Black Hill and Torside car park at the foot of Bleaklow. The illustrated panels will give locals and…

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Moorland gardening on a grand scale

22 August 2012

Last week 38,000 plants were flown and planted out by hand on Kinder Scout, in the first round of a winter programme of work that will see 300,000 new native…

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Visitor survey volunteers

22 August 2012

We carried out 220 visitor surveys across 6 sites over a 4 day period on Sheffield Moors for the  Dark Peak Nature Improvement Area. The surveys were developed in collaboration…

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Groundbreaking research that goes with the flow

20 August 2012

As part of an innovative new project to monitor the effects of gully blocking on the traverse of water across the Bleaklow plateau, we have just installed the second of…

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Improving path access - from Edale to Kinder

23 July 2012

By the end of August, 1107 metres of Grindslow Knoll path will have been restored to improve access on to Kinder Scout due to the support of private land-owner,Tom Noel,…

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Help us see how much our work is growing

12 July 2012

Research and monitoring is an essential part of our work. Right now we're looking for volunteers help out with vegetation monitoring on our restoration sites. We need people for sites…

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Celebrating the spoken history of the Dark Peak moors

11 June 2012

An audio archive recording the voices and memories of people who lived and worked on or visited the Peak District moors is now available to view at two local towns.…

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Five thousand dams this winter

26 March 2012

Moors for the Future have put in place almost 5,000 dams at sites across the Peak District. The work was started in November and our teams have been out in all weathers from bright…

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Field Guide to Sphagnum mosses chart

14 March 2012

A Field Guide to Sphagnum mosses chart has been produced in association with the IUCN UK Peatland Programme, the Field Studies Council, the Heather Trust and MoorLIFE, an EU LIFE+ project…

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