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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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Otters make local farm their home

Date Posted: 15th October 2015

Winston Farm near Ellesmere has become a wildlife hotspot.
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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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Tom Hayek - Programme Manager
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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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oct

Farm grant applications now closed

To date, 11 projects have benefited from the scheme since it began.

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apr

Queensway Fields benefit from MMBEN funding

The Meres and Mosses Landscape Partnership Scheme have been working with Queensway Playing Fields in Whitchurch, an independent charity, to help them reinvigora...

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Merefest 2017!

Merefest Festival is returning to Ellesmere, Shropshire on Saturday 16th, 2017! This fun-filled festival celebrates the unique landscape of the Meres and Mosses...

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