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Marches Boglife project

As of 2016, the Marches Mosses Boglife project commenced thanks to funding from HLF and Life funding. This is a £5 million project to continue the restoration of the habitats of Fenn's, Whixall, Bettisfield and Wem mosses. Collectively the mosses form the third largest lowland raised peatbog in the UK. Lowland raised peatbogs are one of the rarest habitats on the planet and act as a carbon store, holding carbon that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere.

For more information about the Mosses and BogLIFE project, please click here or on the "about" page above.


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General - Enquiry
T: 01948880362
E: info.whixall@naturalengland.org.uk


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02
may

Bog wars

Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses is a National Nature Reserve and the third largest raised peat bog in the UK.

17
apr

Boglife trainee placement

We are looking for trainees for the Marches Mosses BogLIFE project.

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Events

31
may

Bog Safari Picnic

Discover the amazing plants & animals of the Mosses.

23
jun

Dragonfly Photography

Join local photographer Stephen Barlow for an introductory wildlife photography session.