Harper Adams University in Shropshire, England, will host the conference ‘Restoring Lowland Peatland for Biodiversity & Carbon: Lessons from The Meres and Mosses’ on 20 July.
This conference is aimed at farmers, volunteers, academics and practitioners working in peatland and carbon management. It will include an introduction to the Marches Mosses BogLIFE project. There will also be a pre-conference site visit to the Whixall Moss on 19 July.
About Marches Mosses BogLIFE
At 950 ha, the Natura 2000 network site, Fenns, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses, is Britain’s third-largest lowland raised bog. Marches Mosses BogLIFE aims is to restore this active raised bog habitat to progress the Natura 2000 site towards favourable conservation status.