Kicking off 2014 season of moorland restoration

06 March 2014

We have made the most of this year's first real window in the weather over the past fortnight to fly over 5,600 bags of heather brash - for use in…

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Science volunteer seminar

25 February 2014

Twenty people attended a seminar organised by the science team on 31st January 2014. Members of the science team gave presentations on different aspects of our work. Rachael Maskill started…

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Moors for the Future sets sights on 2020 vision

17 February 2014

Moors for the Future Partnership has set out ambitious plans for development up to 2020 in a new Business Plan which will offer services to a wider market in 2015-2020. A not-for-profit partnership and…

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Yorkshire Water leads major improvement for Pennine moorland

03 February 2014

A significant project to conserve wildlife, improve drinking water and reduce flooding downstream is being carried out by Yorkshire Water on nationally important moorland overlooking Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire. Yorkshire…

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New sphagnum project

20 January 2014

A new project funded by Natural England and Yorkshire Water is investigating new ways of diversifying Molinia-dominated blanket bogs by using a simple treatment such as flailing followed by the application…

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Celebrating success on Wessenden Moor

20 January 2014

The team kick-started a new working year with a site visit to celebrate the success of gully blocking works at Wessenden Moor. The work is being undertaken for Yorkshire Water,…

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Science in the Park

11 November 2013

Moors for the Future attended Science in the Park on 2nd November at the Peveril Centre in Castleton and on the 9th at Bakewell Town Hall.

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DIY science on Kinder Scout

24 October 2013

A study is taking place on Kinder Scout to measure particles of suspended peat flowing down erosion gullies using an innovative piece of equipment developed by Manchester University. Each “TIMS”…

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A heather haircut for Stanage keeps moorland crowning glory in good shape

30 September 2013

Update: work due to start 16th November. Heather on a popular moorland spot near to Stanage Edge in the Peak District National Park will be getting a haircut in the…

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Earthrise filming on Peak District Moors

13 August 2013

We recently took a production team for the environmental television show Earthrise onto the moors at Bleaklow to show them our ground-breaking conservation work – which is helping save the…

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