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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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Environment Secretary visits Nature Improvement Area

Date Posted: 26th June 2014

North Shropshire MP and Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Owen Paterson came to look around some of the sites being worked on through the Meres & Mosses Nature Improvement Area and Landscape Partnership Scheme.
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The Meres and Mosses landscape was formed by retreating glaciers 12,000 years ago. Now, lowland raised peat bogs are one of the most endangered habitats on Earth.


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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.