Wetland and Habitat Management

Support for Land Managers

The project provides site-specific habitat advice to support and enhance the positive action by farmers and landowners.

  • On-farm advice on the management and restoration of wetland and other farmland habitats
  • Advice on the creation of wetland habitats and water management features
  • Water level management recommendations
  • Practical assistance in the planning and delivery of projects on the ground (including drawing up designs and specifications, obtaining consents, and working with contractors )
  • Help with agri-environment scheme application, and ongoing support with the implementation of agri-environment scheme options
  • Funding, or help in identifying funding opportunities to contribute to project costs

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The Raft Spider is Britain's largest spider and can be found on Wem Moss


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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.