Schools' climate change project back for 2012

05 March 2012

 Schools’ climate change research on Peak District moors Hundreds of secondary school students from across the region will conduct climate change research on the Peak District and Pennine moors from…

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Millions of seeds airlifted to save moors

16 January 2012

The South Pennine moors will turn green and healthy once more as one of the largest landscape conservation projects in the UK airlifts and spreads 5,500 bulk-bags of heather brash (cuttings)…

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Festive gathering for MoorLIFE volunteers

14 December 2011

MoorLIFE volunteers met at Coopers Café in Edale to celebrate the scientific evidence they have collected from local moors in Derbyshire and the Peak District Thousands of vegetation and water…

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Giant nets capture new life for Bleaklow

27 October 2011

MoorLIFE, one of the largest conservation projects in the UK, is now spreading thirty-three kilometres (more than twenty miles) of geo-textile netting on to the moor surface of Bleaklow to…

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MoorLIFE project is bringing life back to the bogs

11 October 2011

Eminent British ecologist Professor Sir John Lawton visits MoorLIFE conservation site, Black Hill. It was, perhaps, an unlikely venue for a VIP visit.   White cloud was swirling around the damp…

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South Pennines Moorwatch

18 May 2011

  Help the police and local authorities keep an eye on the moors in the South Pennines. Keeping a look out for antisocial behaviour such as fly-tipping or illegal off-roading…

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Where tractors fear to tread!

25 February 2011

Helicopters play a vital role in the conservation of moorland resources If you are out and about in the Peak District National Park or the South Pennine area until the…

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Critical Moss

21 May 2010

  With help from the Co-op our 'Sphagnum Propagation Project' will help to revive the dangerously low numbers of this vital, peat-creating plant in the Peak District. The project is co-funded by Natural…

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