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Free guided walk on Kinder to celebrate conservation work

Fri 31 Mar 2017

Join our team for a six-mile ramble through stunning scenery at 11am on Sunday 21st May, as they explain more about partnership work to reverse 200 years of damage to the iconic Peak District National Park uplands. Our MoorLIFE project worked to protect almost 2,500 hectares of Peak District and

BogFest planned in Edale

Mon 13 Mar 2017

Save the date! BogFest 2017When: Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd September 2017What: BogFestA joint celebration of our iconic uplands and brilliant blanket bogs hosted by the Moors for the Future Partnership and the IUCN UK Peatland Programme. The conference will provide an opportunity to connect with people working

Innovative ideas wanted for exciting new Bogtastic project

Mon 13 Feb 2017

Creative minds are being sought to design and produce inspiring and innovative ways to help the public learn more about our upland blanket bogs.We're looking for designers to come up with engaging ideas for a mobile exhibition (working title ‘Bogtastic Van’), and a series of Static Installations to be placed

Innovative reintroduction of Sphagnum mosses vital to restoration of upland peatbogs

Tue 29 Nov 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 a wound dressing due to its antiseptic properties, Sphagnum moss will help heal the scars on the landscape caused by erosion

Work begins on €16 million project to transform moorland

Thu 01 Sep 2016

Conservation work now underway as part of MoorLIFE 2020 After months of preparations and surveying the first work that will help protect and transform moorlands across the South Pennines and the Peak District National Park is underway. Work has started on the Derwent and Howden moors, as part of the

Minister officially launches €16 million moorland project

Thu 26 May 2016

A €16 million project that will help protect and transform moorlands across the South Pennines and the Peak District National Park has been officially launched.Defra Minister Rory Stewart was joined by Acting Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd, Natural England Chairman Andrew Sells and Sarah Fowler Chief Executive

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

Tue 06 Oct 2015

World-leading moorland partnership receives €16 million supportThe Moors for the Future Partnership, which works to protect priority international habitats in the Peak District and South Pennines, has received 16 million euros to deliver the MoorLIFE 2020 project.This includes €12 million from the EU’s LIFE fund - which supports environmental, nature

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