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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The Meres and Mosses landscape was formed by retreating glaciers 12,000 years ago. Now, lowland raised peat bogs are one of the most endangered habitats on Earth.

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