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The meres, mosses and other wetland habitats form an internationally important series of open water and peatland sites which developed after the last ice age about 10,000 years ago. The project area that we are currently concentrating on also encompasses significant lengths of the River Perry, the Shropshire Union Canal and the Llangollen Canal. This network of wetland sites supports nationally and internationally rare wildlife.

Reducing nutrient enrichment and preventing soil erosion is a high priority for the area to improve water quality for drinking water as well as improving these unique habitats for wildlife. The programme is offering a range of farm advice and wetland and habitat advice  to support land managers in undertaking positive management.  Help with finding funding for conservation, water quality improvement and nutrient management work is also available including through the programme’s farm grants. There will also be a number of training opportunities available.


Want to know more? Speak to...

Matt Jones - Wetland and Farm Advisor
T: 01743 284285
E: mattj@shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk

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The Meres and Mosses area is the second largest natural network of ponds and wetlands in England (the Lake District is the largest)

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