Meet the Bog Mosses

Dr Paul Ardron explaining how to identify a bog mossDr Paul Ardron explaining the intricacies of bog moss identification

Meet the Bog Mosses 2016 Poster & Flyer

Join us on Wednesday 17th August at Longshaw in the Peak District – ‘Meet the Bog Mosses’ and discover the ecology, history and identification of these hugely important plants.

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Difficult to identify, these mosses form peat and take up atmospheric carbon dioxide – and they hold back the flood-waters by absorbing rainwater.

They form fascinating wildlife habitats and are themselves incredibly interesting organisms. Amazingly in the Peak and Pennines, the bog mosses are staging a remarkable recovery…..

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It is free to come and along and find out more – but please book –

http://www.ukeconet.org/meet-the-bog-mosses-2016.html or tele[hone 0114 2724227

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There is a second free event on Saturday September 3rd and then a programme of training workshops throughout the autumn. All are supported by the British Ecological Society.

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