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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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14
may

Cumbria BogLIFE Project film

Watch the Cumbria BogLIFE film, which highlights the bog restoration techniques we are currently using in the Marches Mosses.

13
feb

Marches Mosses Survey

Tell us what you think about the Marches Mosses.

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21
jul

Bog Detectives

What lives on the Marches Mosses?

22
aug

Bog Art

A walk out onto the bog to look for natural artistic items.