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Meres and Mosses to raise sponsorship for new dragonfly project

Date Posted: 27th August 2014

On September 25th, Meres and Mosses Community Officer Luke Neal will set off on a 28 mile journey carrying a willow dragonfly to raise funds for a White-faced darter translocation project.
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Wem moss works underway

Date Posted: 7th August 2014

This week has seen the start of an exciting project on the internationally important Wem Moss near Bettisfield.
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Water vole habitat surveys conclude

Date Posted: 29th July 2014

The year-long study has seen over 70 kilometres of waterway surveyed across the Meres and Mosses.
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Weaver-Gowy Catchment Partnership

Date Posted: 23rd July 2014

Partnership aims to alleviate flood risk and improve water quality.
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Join the Meres and Mosses conversation!

Date Posted: 10th July 2014

We want to hear your views on the future of the Meres and Mosses at workshops throughout north Shropshire and south Cheshire.
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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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05
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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