An invitation to “Meet the Bog Plants at Thorne Moors”

British Ecological Society Peatlands Research

Meet the Bog Plants at Thorne Moors

Monday 10th August 2015, 10.30 am to 3 pm. 


Meet the Cotton Grasses – The first of two one-day ‘Meet the Bog Plants’ events will take place on Monday 10th August. This introductory day An Introduction to Wildflowers and Wildlife of a Peat Bog will take place at Thorne Moors.  Numbers are limited but places are free. Please email for more information.  The event is with the Thorne & Hatfield Moors Conservation Forum, JBA Consulting Ltd., the British Ecological Society Peatland Group, Sheffield Hallam University, and South Yorkshire Biodiversity Research Group.

This is a unique chance to see the magnificent and expansive Thorne Moors – one of the most remarkable wildlife sites in Britain and one of Europe’s biggest restoration projects for nature conservation.  No prior knowledge is required and this event is suitable for beginners wanting to see the Moors and find out about the special flowers, which grow there. We expect to see plenty of other wildlife too.

We will depart from the Delves Café car park at 10.45 am by minibus and return for 3 pm.  Bring a packed lunch and drinks, plus suitable outdoor clothing. Use sunbloc if the weather is good and anti-insect ointment or sprays are recommended.

Meet: at 10.30 am, Delves Café car park off Selby Road, Thorne, near Doncaster.  10 minutes from the M18.

Grid Ref: SE 682135 or Postcode for those using Satnav is DN8 4AA

Booking: The event is free but places are limited and pre-booking is essential. Please email or telephone 0114 2724227




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