Dry(ish) bog snorkelling

A fun day to find out about the Trust and what we do. Meet and chat to staff and volunteers; enjoy the woodland craft demonstrations, owls and a live folk band. Find out about wildlife gardening and listen to short talks on Shropshire's wildlife.

Activities for all ages: bird box making; bug hunting and wildcraft from recycled materials.

Home-made refreshments and pizza baked to order in a clay oven.

193 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6AH. Free entry.


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The area of Fenn's, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses combined is the third largest area of raised peat bog in Britain. On average, 1 hectare of peatland can store 10 times more carbon than 1 hectare of woodland

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Harvest mouse haven at Whixall

Boglife and Natural England volunteers lead successful survey for Britain's smallest rodent.


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