Proceedings of the Risley Moss bog restoration workshop

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  • English

English Nature , Peterborough
StatementEditor Roger Meade. 26-27 February 2003.
ContributionsMeade, Roger., English Nature.
The Physical Object
Pagination67p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15542112M
ISBN 10185716752X

Relate to bog restoration via the establishment of peat-forming vegetation. It sets out a conceptual framework for these various approaches, and compares the benefits of differing restoration strategies.

Book title: Proceedings of the Risley Moss Bog Restoration Workshop February Page range: Year: Publisher: English Author: Richard Lindsay.

Proceedings of the Risley Moss Bog Restoration Workshop, February 25 The area of fen surrounding the raised bog is known as the lagg. It is the contact zone between the rain-fed hydrology of the bog and the surrounding groundwater (see Figure 2).

The edge of the bog, and hence the position of the lagg, may continue to move. Risley Moss is managed by the Ranger Service of Warrington Borough Council under the guidance of Natural England, with the objective of the restoration of active lowland raised bog to achieve ‘favourable condition’ as defined by the Favourable Condition Tables and Habitat Regulation (Degraded Bog Capable of Restoration).

Risley Moss Did you know our rangers at Risley Moss Local Nature Reserve regularly work with primary schools, colleges, universities and uniform groups Proceedings of the Risley Moss bog restoration workshop book as brownies and clubs).

Popular subjects range from habitats, wildlife and local history walks and talks to more in depth studies of peatbog ecology and most importantly all of our.

Peat forming process and restoration management. in: Meade, Roger (ed.) Proceedings of the Risley Moss Bog Restoration Workshop February English Nature. Cited by: Risley Moss Action Group. likes. Risley Moss Action Group (RIMAG) came into being in late with the proviso of Working for the future of Risley Moss.

Risley Moss Action Group. likes. Risley Moss Action Group (RIMAG) came into being in late with the proviso of Working for the future of Risley ers: Risley Moss is now managed by Warrington Borough Council and their rangers, working with Natural England, take good care of this valuable asset and with the assistance of RIMAG.

Risley Moss Action Group is a charitable trust run by volunteers and was instrumental in preventing the closure. Risley Moss is an area of peat bog situated near Birchwood in Warrington.

The area is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a designated Local Nature Reserve with a Green Flag Award. The moss covers an area of acres ( ha) and is one of the last remaining fragments of the raised bogs that once covered large areas of South.

Risley Moss Action Group are liaising with Warrington Borough Council and their Rangers in order to raise money for the refurbishment of the iconic fire damaged observation tower. If any one wishes to donate to this fund cheques made payable to Risley Moss Action Group can be handed into the rangers at the moss or deposited in the donations box.

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The long-term restoration project to re-wet the moss began in and was completed in This scheme was undertaken to create a series of scrapes and bunds to retain water and recreate the perfect conditions for bog flora such as cotton grass and sphagnum mosses to re-colonise the bogs. Risley Moss was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book when it was part of the Culcheth Estate.

The Moss. Risley Moss is managed by Warrington Borough Council. Explore the Reserve on pathways winding through woodland and meadows.

In general most of the paths are suitable for prams and wheelchairs. Sit and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature or join in a Ranger led event. Stop for a moment to watch butterflies and insects feeding in the meadows.

Best Practice in Raised Bog Restoration in Ireland _____ v Acknowledgements This guidance was prepared following consultation with a broad range of groups and individuals involved in raised bog restoration through a workshop jointly hosted by the Irish Peat Society and RPS. Download Citation | OnR.

Humphrie and others published UNDERSTANDING THE IMPLICATIONS OF EMERGING SOIL CARBON LAND USE POLICIES FOR SURFACE MINING IN THE UNITED KINGDOM | Find. A site with woodland of mainly, mixed ash/oak and birch/alder surrounding a large area of moss land once harvested for peat.

A portion of the woodland is open to the public to enjoy and is a good site for bird watchers to visit, especially during week days (not open Friday) when it is a lot quieter. Risley Moss Nature Reserve I did a quick reccy of Risley Moss today in a vain attempt to see some Woodcock which have been reported here several times, as well as some Short-eared Owls and Snipe.

It seems I got there too early (for once!) as most of these birds show up more frequently at dusk and, as it was freezing cold today, I couldn't bear. There will be pre-published proceedings and a post-conference book. Following the success of the field-based workshop to Fenns & Whixal Moss in summerwe are having a similar event to the Humberhead Levels of Yorkshire & Lincolnshire.

Bog restoration in action. Cambridge Core - Ecology and Conservation - Peatland Restoration and Ecosystem Services - edited by Aletta Bonn. Gorgeous day at Risley Moss today, nothing exciting but plenty of the usual tits and finches around, couple of nuthatches anda cracking jay at the Woodland Hide feeding station.

Plus a squirrel making the stangest noise I've ever heard, thought it was a bird in distress at first until I tracked it down.

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International Workshop, Bonn, Germany, 28 - 29 October The German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), Ramsar, Succow Stiftung and the Greifswald Mire Centre organised an European Peatland Strategy Workshop which brought together some 30 peatland experts and stakeholders from public sector and civil society from EU and other European countries.

A meta-modelling approach has been adopted to link simulations of low and high water flows with simulations of suitable climate space for a selection of fen and bog species with differing drought and Cited by: Already I sound like a moss nut.

Humor, in a book on moss, yes grasshopper, and that is just the beginning. There's info on replacing your green lawn with moss (a lovely idea), moss for bonsai, identifying moss, and finding moss. There's a bit about keeping moss in terrariums, which in my experience and the author's is by: A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

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of the Risley Bog Restoration Monitoring Workshop. Author Mossy Bog Posted on June 9, Leave a comment on Approaching Alma Aries. The new year was welcomed with grand celebration and the hellions were driven back into the underworld. It had not been planned.

It had just happened that way, due to the energy that was in the air. As you know, people breathe in the air, and thus if there is a. Merseyside volunteer newsletter for Feb to March. Offered is a Live Bog Moss Assortment. Perfect for your tropical terrarium or vivarium.

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It includes: 1 Ziplock Sandwich Bag of Sphagnum Moss 1 Ziplock Sandwich Bag of Fern Moss 1 Ziplock Sandwich Bag of Bog Moss Everything is harvested fresh for your order! Email me 5/5(K).Plant Life on the Bog. All of the larger plants on the bog are growing on the Sphagnum moss.

Some plants such as the Heathers grow on the hummocks of Sphagnum and have to avoid loosing water in the summer when the bog dries out a little.

Many-headed Bog Cotton grows in the bog pools amongst the Sphagnum. Their stems are filled with air channels.Welcome To Moss Canyon "Anyone who says they only have one life to live must not know how to read a book." - Author Unknown.

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