Welcome to the Meres and Mosses website

The Meres & Mosses of Shropshire and Cheshire are a forgotten mosaic of wetlands, important for some of the rarest wildlife in the UK.

Funders, including UK government and the Heritage Lottery Fund, have funded an ambitious programme to improve the value of this landscape for the people and wildlife living in and around it through the implementation of a Nature Improvement Area and a Landscape Partnership Scheme.

Nearly £2m has been awarded to engage communities, raise awareness, conserve and restore key habitats and support landowners to conserve and protect our special wildlife.  

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Creative writing in the landscape

Guest blogger Kirstie Edwards writes about her experiences on the ongoing Creative Writing in the Landscape courses.


Update on Nature Improvement Areas report published

Our 12 NIAs have now been existence for 3 years and a collective report to illustrate the strides that have been made.

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Free Wildlife photography course

With award winning photographer Mark Sisson


Nature Tots Forest School

A friendly parent and toddler group Back by popular demand, this group is set in the beautiful woodlands of Marbury Country Park, Northwich. We will be me...

Find out how the project is working with and supporting land managers to deliver an improved environment.

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