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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Did you know?

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


What's going on?

News

12
jul

Where wetter is better.

Celebrating International Bog Day

20
jun

Plans for bird hide at Morris's Bridge

The fields adjacent to Morris's Bridge have become an important site for a variety of bird species.

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Events

30
aug

Moth Trapping and photography workshop

An activity over two days which will show you how to trap and identify the various moths living on the Marches Mosses.

07
sep

Late Season Dragonfly Walk

Another chance to see how the dragonfly population have been affected by the changing seasons.