Farming Training and Events

There are a number of part and fully subsidised training courses available through the programme as well as a number of events to promote good practice throughout the project area. Topics include:

  • Nutrient management
  • Soil protection
  • Farming for wildlife
  • Traditional landscape skills
  • On-farm habitat management

Farm training

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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?



Lapwings benefit from recent management work

Young lapwings have been caught on camera by local photographer Stephen Barlow.


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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Bog Art

A wander on the mosses followed by an art session to make your very own bog creatures.