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Invitation to Tender – Viewing Platform Interpretation

Date: May 27, 2020

 Shropshire Wildlife Trust has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for Viewing Platform Interpretation at the Marches Mosses. Marches Mosses BogLIFE Project      LIFE15/NAT/UK/000786   Overview of Shropshire Wildlife Trust (the contracting organisation) Shropshire Wildlife Trust is a charity founded in 1962 and dedicated to the conservation of Shropshire’s wildlife species and habitats.  The Trust plays […]

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REMINDER: Invitation to Tender – Viewfinder Interpretative Panels

Date: May 15, 2020

  To Supply Six “Viewfinder” Interpretative Panels   Overview of Shropshire Wildlife Trust (the contracting organisation) Shropshire Wildlife Trust is a charity founded in 1962 and dedicated to the conservation of Shropshire’s wildlife species and habitats.  The Trust plays an important role in providing information and education for all ages on how to observe, enjoy […]

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UN Agency Publishes “Peatland Mapping and Monitoring Guidelines”

Date: May 6, 2020

The FAO (Food & Agriculture Organisation), a United Nations agency, has launched “Peatland Mapping and Monitoring Guidelines”, a practical publication that provides technical information about the world’s peatlands and recommendations on how to manage them properly. Peatlands cover only 3% of the earth’s surface, but they store as much carbon as all of the world’s […]

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The Language of the Peat

Date: April 29, 2020

    Have you ever thought about the language of the peat? Words that entered the English language from ancient descriptions of peatland, words like…   Bog – an area of soft, wet muddy ground, or a short version of ‘peatbog’ – the Marches Mosses itself. It comes from the 14th century Middle Irish ‘bocc’. We […]

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Bird Quiz Answers Fly In!

Date: April 23, 2020

The Marches Mosses remain closed, but we’ve opened the big box of bird quiz answers for you here. Take a look at these beautiful photos taken by Stephen Barlow: The quiz: Scroll down for the answers:

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