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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Help our bird survey take flight in the Peak District

23 July 2013

Help us in our brand new bird survey in the Peak District and play your part in making a real difference to national climate change initiatives. The survey is part…

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School pupils shine in MoorLIFE competition

15 July 2013

Schoolchildren brought their prize-winning stories to life with shadow puppets, acting and animation in a competition to depict “Bringing life back to the moors.”

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Be Fire Aware with MoorLIFE

19 June 2013

 Visitors to the Peak District National Park can learn how to be fire aware with two new games in visitor centres. The games are the first phase of the…

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Bumblebee survey training days

17 June 2013

Calling all MoorCitizens Volunteers! You are invited to attend our Bumblebee Survey Training Days which will be held at the following venues between 10am and 1pm:-

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Lord Smith launches new Community Science project

29 May 2013

Lord Chris Smith, Chair of the Environment Agency launched our new Community Science project on 24th May 2013. The project will involve local communities in the Peak District National…

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Visitor surveys completed

28 May 2013

The third and final round of Dark Peak Nature Improvement Area (NIA) baseline visitor surveys took place at the end of May. With the help of 15 volunteers, 195 questionnaires…

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Visitor survey volunteers needed in May

29 April 2013

The third and final Dark Peak Nature Improvement Area (NIA) visitor surveys of 2012/13 will take place in May. The surveys allow us to collect information on who is visiting…

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