Robert Duff Presented at IUCN Peatland Conference 2020

Date: January 19, 2021

Robert Duff, Marches Mosses BogLIFE Project Manager, made a presentation at the IUCN Peatland Conference 2020, which was attended virtually by 560 peatland conservationists and ecologists from across the UK. The IUCN – the International Union for the Conservation of Nature – is a global organisation. Within that, the UK branch established the IUCN UK […]

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The Importance of Preserving Peatland Highlighted by Sheffield Hallam University Professor

Date: January 12, 2021

A recent article by Ian D. Rotherham, Professor of Environmental Geography at Sheffield Hallam University, highlights the importance of efforts to preserve and regenerate peatland in the fight against climate change. The article was recently published in The Conversation email newsletter. You can read the article on The Conversation.

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The New Mosses Mammoth Tower Features in the Shropshire Star

Date: January 6, 2021

Shropshire Star reporter Sue Austin followed the walking route to the new Mammoth Tower on the edge of Whixall Moss and found the amazing view across the Mosses from the top of the tower. The Shropshire Star article is here. You can see the view from the tower for yourself on a walk on the […]

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Christmas Wreath Making on the Marches Mosses

Date: December 23, 2020

You likely already have your Christmas wreath hanging on your door. If not, there’s still time to make your own and we’ll give you some ideas about how to do that. But we ask that you don’t use Sphagnum moss as the base for your wreath. The reasons why go back over a hundred years… […]

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The Mosses’ Mammoth Tower Opens

Date: December 18, 2020

Above, panorama view of the Marches Mosses from the Mammoth Tower. Credit: Stephen Barlow The new viewing tower at the edge of Whixall Moss officially opened on 18th December, just in time for your Christmas walk on the Mosses. Standing five metres high, the tower provides a fantastic view of the expanse of Fenn’s and […]

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