Defra’s 25 year Environment Plan is good news for peatlands

11 January 2018

Moors for the Future Partnership welcomes the inclusion of peatlands in Defra’s 25 Year Environment Plan which was released today. The proposal announces the intention to deliver a new ambitious…

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Student project aims to discover how conservation work affects release of greenhouse gases

10 January 2018

A university research project aims to discover how the restoration of moorland affects the release of harmful greenhouse gases.   Bangor University student, Bethany Howes, is working with Moors…

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Moors for the Future Partnership science team is soarin’ with innovative unmanned aerial vehicle

18 December 2017

A state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is set to help the Moors for the Future Partnership monitor and analyse the impact of conservation works across vast, open moorlands. Members of…

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Photo competition puts adventures in the uplands in focus

20 November 2017

Amateur photographers are being encouraged to enter a national photography competition celebrating British mountains, moorlands and bogs by entering images of their ‘adventures in the uplands’. The competition is organised…

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Monitoring our own carbon footprint as we help to reduce flood risk and join the fight against climate change

17 November 2017

“Millions of people around the world have suffered – and continue to suffer – from extreme weather events… The message cannot get any clearer. We no longer have the luxury…

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Vote now! Comms2Point0 UnAwards

10 November 2017

The Moors for the Future Partnership team that helped to organise BogFest earlier this year has been nominated for a prestigious national award. The communications team is up for Best…

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Volunteers head out for seventh year to measure bogginess of Peak District moorland

07 November 2017

Volunteer scientists are heading out across the Peak District National Park in the run up to Christmas to monitor how wet the ground is on our local moors. The water…

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Farm sandwiched between carriageways on one of Britain’s busiest motorways looks ‘Beyond Nature’

06 November 2017

The iconic Stott Hall Farm which sits in the middle of the M62 is joining forces with one of our partners, Yorkshire Water, for the ‘Beyond Nature’ campaign. The project…

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Involvement in new £1.2m research to help rural Peak District communities at risk from flooding

03 November 2017

A new £1.2m study is aiming to help protect 22 communities at risk from flooding in the Peak District National Park. We’ve joined forces with project lead, The University of…

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New monitoring of moorland plants and animals adds to decade of research into the state of Peak District and South Pennine uplands

01 November 2017

Moors for the Future Partnership’s annual vegetation monitoring has come to an end for the year. Volunteers have collected data from12 sites across Kinder and Bleaklow by monitoring the vegetation in…

Read more… New monitoring of moorland plants and animals adds to decade of research into the state of Peak District and South Pennine uplands

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