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The Meres and Mosses on Countryfile

Date Posted: 24th May 2014

On 8th May, a film crew and presenters visited Shropshire to film an episode of Countryfile.
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Water vole survey success

Date Posted: 15th May 2014

Survey uncovers prime water vole habitat.
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Combermere receives first farm grant

Date Posted: 8th May 2014

The first Meres and Mosses farm grant has been awarded to the Combermere Estate this month.
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Rare visitor makes appearance on meres

Date Posted: 8th May 2014

A rare ring-necked duck has been spotted in three different locations across the Meres and Mosses.
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Fun times had by all at The Plantation

Date Posted: 1st May 2014

On Friday 25th April, The Meres and Mosses team ran a fun-packed day of activities in The Plantation, Ellesmere.
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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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Fungal foray

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