Boglife trainee placement

he project aims to restore Britain’s 3rd largest lowland raised bog within the Fenn’s, Whixall & Bettisfield Mosses and Wem Moss NNRs near Whitchurch, Shropshire and Wrexham in Wales.

You will work on all aspects of the project, from practical habitat management to public engagement.

The post is based at the Natural England base at Whixall SY13 2PD.

The LIFE project is led by Natural England working in partnership with Natural Resources Wales and Shropshire Wildlife Trust. The multi-million pound project is supported by an EU LIFE grant.

Salary: a bursary of £8000

Closing date: Friday 18th May

To apply, please click on the download links at https://www.shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs/meres-and-mosses-boglife


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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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Lapwings benefit from recent management work

Young lapwings have been caught on camera by local photographer Stephen Barlow.

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Bog wars

Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses is a National Nature Reserve and the third largest raised peat bog in the UK.

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Bog Detectives

An introduction to the unique wildlife and landscape of the Meres and Mosses.

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Bog Art

A wander on the mosses followed by an art session to make your very own bog creatures.