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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The Meres and Mosses Annual Forum: The future of wetland restoration

March 15th & 16th 2017

The Meres and Mosses Forum is an annual long-standing  professional conference for researchers and practitioners interested in lowland peat-based ecosystems and their place in the landscape, provided by the Meres and Mosses Landscape and Partnership Scheme in conjunction with Liverpool John Moores University and Manchester Metropolitan University. Book now to secure a place.





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Meres and Mosses photography competition

The 2016 Photography Competition has now closed, but keep an eye out for 2017's competition...


Farm grant applications now closed

To date, 11 projects have benefited from the scheme since it began.

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Meres & Mosses Talks/Activities programme: Darwin Festival & beyond!

Meres & Mosses Talks/Activities programme: Darwin Festival & beyond! Want to know more about the creatures, history, geology, science, and more, in the Meres...

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

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