Shropshire Events

Event - International Bog Day – Sunday What lives on the Marches Mosses?

Where:

Whixall Social Centr
Whixall

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Dates

From: 28th July 2019
To: 28th July 2019

Event Details

International Bog Day is celebrated around the world on the fourth Sunday in July – this falls on 28th July in 2019. This annual event has been designed to celebrate the beauty of bogs and to help make people more aware of peatlands, the benefits they provide to mankind for free, and the threats that they are facing. Come and find out what makes bogs so special. Suitable for families, but children should be able to walk 2 - 3 miles.

10am-2pm


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The Meres and Mosses area is the second largest natural network of ponds and wetlands in England (the Lake District is the largest)


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