A peatbog is reborn
Date: October 30, 2019
Nine acres of former peatbog are being restored at Fenns’ Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve, as part of a trial new high-tech process will help to create new peatbog habitat on the Marches Mosses. Healthy peatbogs are vital in the fight against the climate crisis. Formed over 12,000 years ago and hidden away […]
Bettisfield Moss trail
Date: October 23, 2019
Bettisfield Moss is a true picture of a lowland raised bog that has been rescued from the brink of extinction. It has taken work over the past thirty years, continuing today, to make Bettisfield Moss a national treasure and show what the rest of the Marches Mosses will look like as their regeneration takes shape. […]
Plans to create new moss areas and improve former scrapyard site
Date: October 18, 2019
Work will soon begin to strip turf from fields adjacent to Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses as part of the effort to turn the former scrapyard site into a haven for wildlife. We have put together some answers to frequently asked questions about the works, which can be read below. What is happening at the […]
Plans for bird hide at Morris’s Bridge
Date: July 21, 2019
The fields adjacent to Morris’s Bridge have become an important site for a variety of bird species.
Where wetter is better.
Date: July 12, 2019
Celebrating International Bog Day