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MediaMakers project

Date Posted: 28th July 2017

Take a look at all the exciting activities that the MediaActive team have been doing via their MediaMakers project!
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Farm grant applications now closed

Date Posted: 18th October 2016

To date, 11 projects have benefited from the scheme since it began.
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Queensway Fields benefit from MMBEN funding

Date Posted: 25th April 2016

The Meres and Mosses Landscape Partnership Scheme have been working with Queensway Playing Fields in Whitchurch, an independent charity, to help them reinvigorate their area of green space to make it better for the people that visit it and the wildlife that lives in it.
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Restoring the Marches Mosses

Date Posted: 25th January 2016

Fenn's, Whixall & Bettisfield and Wem Moss complex is the third largest lowland raised peatbog in the UK and has been the subject of over 20 years restoration by Natural England, Natural Resources Wales and Shropshire Wildlife Trust. Few people realise that the mosses of North Shropshire are of international importance.
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Otters make local farm their home

Date Posted: 15th October 2015

Winston Farm near Ellesmere has become a wildlife hotspot.
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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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News

16
jul

Lapwings benefit from recent management work

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

02
may

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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Events

15
aug

Bog Art

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