Partnership awarded for one of the best EU-funded nature conservation projects in Europe

19 April 2016

A large-scale nature conservation project delivered by the Moors for the Future Partnership has been recognised as one of the most effective and inspiring in the EU. Since 2003 the…

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Environment Agency Chief Executive visits our work

19 February 2016

Sir James Bevan is today visiting uplands in the Peak District National Park to see firsthand how the Environment Agency’s investment is supporting the Moors for the Future Partnership in…

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Picture perfect: Stunning image rewards photographer’s patience

15 February 2016

Prize winning photo of moorland bird took four years to capture With piercing yellow eyes, the short-eared owl alights for the briefest of moments on a fencepost as golden evening…

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Six moorland sites the focus of winter works

19 January 2016

Around 8,700 bags of brash are to be spread over an area the size of 80 football pitches this winter as work begins to revegetate six moorland sites – in…

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Turning a climate catastrophe into a climate change solution

18 November 2015

Ground-breaking carbon audit demonstrates benefit of moorland conservation As the international spotlight starts to focus on the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris a ground-breaking carbon audit, demonstrating the…

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The hunt is on for life saving moss

22 October 2015

A special moss which helped save lives during both World Wars is now being mapped for the first time – and the public is being urged to help. Those stepping…

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Largest award ever given by EU LIFE Programme to a UK conservation project

06 October 2015

World-leading moorland partnership receives €16 million support The Moors for the Future Partnership, which works to protect priority international habitats in the Peak District and South Pennines, has received 16…

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Transforming the backbone of England – from bare black peat to lush green vegetation

18 September 2015

The five-year MoorLIFE project has protected huge areas of the iconic moorland landscape across the Peak District and South Pennines by successfully revegetating vast areas of bare peat. Newly-released figures…

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The last of the English snow hares – citizen science campaign launches

18 September 2015

A major citizen science project will be launched in the Peak District and South Pennines this autumn to gather more information about the enigmatic snow hare, and how this species…

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Listen while you hike with these personal guided walks

13 August 2015

Walkers visiting some of the Peak District’s and South Pennine’s most dramatic locations can now have their own virtual guide to bring the landscape to life thanks to a series…

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