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Photo competition winners announced!

Date Posted: 30th September 2015

The winning entries of the first Meres and Mosses Photo Competition were selected at Merefest by members of the public.
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Enter the Meres and Mosses photography competition!

Date Posted: 7th July 2015

Shortlisted entries will be judged at Merefest in September.
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Creative writing in the landscape

Date Posted: 7th April 2015

Guest blogger Kirstie Edwards writes about her experiences on the ongoing Creative Writing in the Landscape courses.
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Update on Nature Improvement Areas report published

Date Posted: 31st March 2015

Our 12 NIAs have now been existence for 3 years and a collective report to illustrate the strides that have been made.
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Sir John Lawton visits the Meres and Mosses

Date Posted: 25th March 2015

Professor Sir John Lawton is the man that made England's 12 Nature Improvement Areas possible.
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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

22
jul

Bog Detectives

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

15
aug

Bog Art

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