All news | MoorLIFE 2020 news | Upcoming events

Showing 1-20 of 246 stories

Page 1 of 13 | Next page >>

Funding boost helps Peak District peatland restoration partners rise to the challenge of tackling climate change

Thu 07 Sep 2023

Millions of pounds in Government funding have been awarded for peatland restoration across the Peak District National Park, to be carried out by Moors for the Future Partnership, and on land cared for by the National Trust in the Peak District. This is part of wider funding which recognises the

Volunteer applications open for the first time in 3 years

Fri 28 Jul 2023

Moors for the Future Partnership, based in Edale, are excited to announce that they are opening up applications for people to join their team of volunteers for the first time since the beginning of 2020. Volunteering offers a great way for local communities to get hands on to protect our

Moorland restoration partnership wins climate award

Mon 10 Jul 2023

A Peak District peatland conservation partnership has received a prestigious award for its moorland restoration, science and public engagement work.Severn Trent and Moors for the Future Partnership were named winners of the Climate and Nature Action 2030 Award at the CIEEM Awards 2023. The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental

The BOG Standard - Spring 2023 edition and February 2023 supplement

Fri 02 Jun 2023

Welcome to the Spring 2023 edition of our quarterly newsletter The BOG Standard, continuing to bring you the latest from the world of Moors for the Future Partnership.Read The BOG Standard - Spring 2023 onlineRead The BOG Standard - February 2023 supplement onlineSign up to The Bog Standard

Edale Station welcomes moorland plants on board

Tue 09 May 2023

Two large planters, situated at Edale Train Station along the Hope Valley line, have been re-planted by Edale Station Friends with wonderful blanket bog species. The plants have been funded by Severn Trent as part of the Moor Water project.Originally installed under the MoorLIFE 2020 project, the planters are joined

Another conservation works season completed marks two decades of restoration work

Mon 17 Apr 2023

In February this year, we celebrated 20 years of Moors for the Future Partnership. The Partnership started as a Heritage Lottery Funded project on 15 February 2003, from this first project it has grown into a programme using evidence-based conservation – alongside innovative science and public engagement – to restore

Is there life on moors? Looking out for signposts to new growth

Fri 24 Mar 2023

As part of its work to bring degraded peatland back to life, Moors for the Future Partnership will have completed £3.3 million worth of restoration work from August 2022 to March 2023, thanks to funding from Severn Trent, Yorkshire Water, DEFRA and Natural England.In the last six months the Partnership

Adventure Film Festival puts moorland restoration on the big screen

Fri 24 Feb 2023

On Saturday 4 March, Moors for the Future Partnership celebrates its 20th anniversary by showcasing its work at this year’s Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.At the centre of the event is a showing of the Partnership’s spectacular short film, “Working Together”, celebrating 20 years of partnership working across a vast area

A love of the Peaks inspires generous donation to moorland restoration

Mon 13 Feb 2023

A mother’s love of the moorlands of the Peak District has led to a generous legacy donation to help towards restoring this once damaged landscape. As it celebrates its 20th anniversary, Moors for the Future Partnership has received this donation to help with its ongoing work.Each winter, for the last

Funding success for the Great North Bog

Wed 30 Nov 2022

£6.9 million in grants awarded for peatland restoration across Northern EnglandPartners in the Great North Bog coalition are celebrating funding success of £6.9 million through the Nature for Climate fund, administered by Natural England. Combined with match-funding, the Great North Bog has attracted £9.3 million for restoration work through this

“Superhero’’ sphagnum moss reduces flood risk

Wed 28 Sep 2022

New research has shown how a tiny moorland plant, sphagnum or “bog moss” can dramatically reduce the likelihood and severity of flooding downstream for communities at risk.Six years ago, sphagnum moss was planted on Kinder Scout, the highest peak in the Peak District National Park, in an area which now

Monitoring complex vegetation communities from the air

Tue 27 Sep 2022

Is it possible to monitor changes to blanket bog vegetation using remote sensing imagery? This was the question posed in 2017 by Moors for the Future Partnership (MFFP) as part of MoorLIFE 2020, a project funded by EU LIFE, to restore huge swathes of degraded blanket bog moorland in the

New moorland app helps the adventurous to Explore Moor

Tue 20 Sep 2022

Moorlands are one of the most extensive upland habitats in the United Kingdom. The wide expanses of wild-seeming land impart a sense of space and adventure that is addictive for adventure-seekers and nature-lovers alike.Part of the charm is braving the elements in these exposed landscapes. For the adventurous, the harsh

The BOG Standard - Summer 2022 edition

Wed 17 Aug 2022

Welcome to the summer 2022 edition of our quarterly newsletter, The BOG Standard, continuing to bring you the latest from the world of Moors for the Future Partnership.Read it onlineSign up to The Bog Standard.

International Bog Day - Moor Reasons to be Cheerful

Fri 22 Jul 2022

As the world recognises the vital environmental importance of peat bogs on International Bog Day (24th July), the South Pennines-based Moors for the Future Partnership will be celebrating its own bog restoration success story as its flagship project MoorLIFE 2020 comes to an end this year.One of the UK’s largest

Report estimates carbon cost of moorland wildfire

Wed 13 Jul 2022

A moorland wildfire caused emissions equivalent to the carbon footprint of a small townMoors for the Future Partnership has estimated the amount of carbon released as a result of a huge wildfire which devastated moorland in the South Pennines. The figure is equivalent to the annual carbon footprint of about

The Anatomy of a Moor

Mon 06 Jun 2022

Join our team of surveyors, taking a close look at what is underfoot.The January day dawns crisp and cold. I meet the rest of the team and we plan the day, inspecting the map to decide the area that each of us are going to cover. Over the next few

First recording of bats on Kinder Scout shows restored blanket bog peatland is boosting biodiversity

Thu 03 Mar 2022

On World Wildlife Day, we celebrate the blanket bog peatlands that cloak the tops of the moors and are home to a wonderful array of upland species, from carnivorous plants to the burbling call of the curlew, to the new nocturnal visitors of foraging bats. Blanket bogs are special peatlands

Bogtastic card game now available to download

Mon 17 Jan 2022

Our peatlands support a range of specialised plants and animals adapted to their environment. Our new set of Bogtastic trump cards will help you learn about some of those species through playing few rounds of cards!Download the Bogtastic cardsThe cards are packed with information and fantastic facts about each species

Webinar- For the love of peat: Inspiring people to care for blanket bogs

Tue 11 Jan 2022

Join colleagues from Moors for the Future Partnership as they discuss the innovative communications they have undertaken to connect audiences to remote and vast moorland environments. As part of the MoorLIFE2020 project, the Partnership has helped thousands of people to build a connection to the moorlands on their doorsteps. Find

Page 1 of 13 | Next page >>