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Marches Mosses Celebrate World Wetlands Day

Date: February 2, 2021

Today isn’t just Groundhog Day. More importantly, it is World Wetlands Day. This year’s theme for World Wetlands Day is Wetlands and Water. The theme shines a spotlight on wetlands as a source of freshwater and encourages actions to restore them and stop their loss. The Marches Mosses are the third-largest lowland raised bog in […]

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UK and Australian Wetlands Collaboration puts Arts Council England Funding to Work

Date: February 2, 2021

The changing environments of two of the world’s internationally recognised wetlands are under the microscope in an exciting collaboration between artists, land managers and environmental specialists in the UK and Australia. The project, called Mosses and Marshes, has newly been awarded a grant from Arts Council England. It questions how we think about – and […]

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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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