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Harvest mouse haven at Whixall

Date Posted: 29th November 2017

Boglife and Natural England volunteers lead successful survey for Britain's smallest rodent.
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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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Colemere, near Ellesmere, is the only place in England where the Least Water-lily grows naturally


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sep

Rare jumping spider found on Marches Mosses

After a lapse of 30 years a rare bog dwelling spider, Sitticus floricola, has been rediscovered living on Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Natu...

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jul

Lapwings benefit from recent management work

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

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