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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Shortlisted entries will be judged at Merefest in September.


Creative writing in the landscape

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

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Merefest 2015

Following on from the success of Merefest'13 and '14, Merefest 2015 promises to be just as big as before!


Autumn Walk 2pm

Come and discover the delights od Autumn on the Mosses, with natural England's volunteer Barry Probin. Meet at manor House Reserve Base, Whixall. All events ...

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

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