Merefest 13

It was a glorious late summer day and over 1300 people come to enjoy the festivities at Cholmondeley Castle which included canoeing, fishing, pond dipping, mini beast hunting, graffiti t-shirt making, willow dragonfly making, dry bog snorkelling a trade and craft tent and a whole range of nature information about the Meres and Mosses and the Partnership in the area.


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Did you know?

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



What's going on?

News

12
jul

Where wetter is better.

Celebrating International Bog Day

20
jun

Plans for bird hide at Morris's Bridge

The fields adjacent to Morris's Bridge have become an important site for a variety of bird species.

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Events

30
aug

Moth Trapping and photography workshop

An activity over two days which will show you how to trap and identify the various moths living on the Marches Mosses.

07
sep

Late Season Dragonfly Walk

Another chance to see how the dragonfly population have been affected by the changing seasons.