Latest MoorNEWS out now

01 February 2017

The latest issue of our newsletter, MoorNEWS is now available.

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Sphagnum moss soaks up the limelight on Countryfile

31 January 2017

Did you catch us on BBC One’s Countryfile on Sunday 29th January?   Brendon Wittram, our Conservation Contracts Manager, met Matt Baker to showcase our work to reintroduce Sphagnum…

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Partnership work with the University of Leeds to show benefits of moorland diversification

16 December 2016

Distinctive habitats in the Peak District and South Pennine moorlands are set to be monitored and conserved as part of our collaborative work with The University of Leeds. Experts from…

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Neighbouring moorland recognised for unique habitats and wildlife

30 November 2016

The West Pennine Moors have been given legal protection after being designated as a site of special scientific interest (SSSI).

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Innovative reintroduction of Sphagnum mosses vital to restoration of upland peatbogs

29 November 2016

The plant that formed the blanket bogs of the Peak District is being reintroduced on a scale never seen before in the UK. Used in the First World War as…

Read more… Innovative reintroduction of Sphagnum mosses vital to restoration of upland peatbogs

Moors for the Future team head to Shrewsbury to help create lasting legacy for peatlands

28 November 2016

Issued by the Moors for the Future Partnership on behalf of the IUCN UK Peatland Programme   Scientists, conservationists, land managers and policy-makers will come together for three days…

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Project on track to repair Cutthroat Bridleway

17 November 2016

Draft proposals for the repair of the Cutthroat Bridleway, on the Moscar Moor, are in the process of being drawn up. An archaeological survey of the popular Peak District path,…

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Snap up a top prize in our photo competition

09 November 2016

Amateur photographers are being encouraged to enter a national photography competition to be in with a chance of winning a digital camera or a high resolution bird box camera system.…

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Fragile moorland in the Peak District National Park protected for future generations

20 October 2016

Rossendale stone quarried from the uplands of the south Pennines during the industrial revolution has returned to protect eroded areas of the Peak District National Park. The popularity of a…

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Nature survey launched to track the pace of autumn

03 October 2016

A major citizen science study is being launched in the Peak District and South Pennines area to gather information about the arrival of autumn. The Community Science project – set…

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