Invitation to Tender: Viewing Tower – Design and Build

Date: November 12, 2019

We are offering a design and build contract for the roofed interpretation space – this will take the form of a Viewing Tower. We don’t have planning permission yet so we are proposing a two phase contract; Phase 1 to agree the design; prepare drawings for the planning application and deal with any requests for […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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.

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