“In the Bog : The ecology, landscape, archaeology and heritage of Peatlands.”

Professor Ian D. Rotherham and colleagues are organising a major event on the theme of ‘Peatland Landscapes, Past, Present & Future’.  It will look at the history of human activity associated with peatland landscapes – heaths, moors, bogs, fens and commons; the ecology and archaeology of peatlands; the landscapes of peatlands and their neglected heritage; the conservation management of peatlands – problems and issues; and the future challenges with climate change and carbon sequestration.

The conference is supported by IPS, BES, IUCN UK Peatland, IUFRO, LCF, SHU, JBA Consulting and Thorne & Hatfield Moors Conservation Forum.

3-5 September at the Workstation (Pasternoster Row) in Sheffield.  There is also a field trip on the Wednesday, Thursday & Friday are plenary and parallel themed sessions.

130705 RoS Thorne TM 100

The Forum will be taking publications and many will be offered at bargain prices.  We will also be presenting posters on recent activities and projects.  Why not come along, I believe there may still be some places available contact Christine Handley, BaLHRI / SYBRG Events Co-ordinator, Tel: 0114 272 4227; 00 44 (0)114 272 4227 or Email: christine@hallamec.plus.com

For more details of the programme and speakers click here.

 

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