A joint celebration of our iconic uplands and brilliant blanket bogs, Bogfest was hosted by the Moors for the Future Partnership and the IUCN UK Peatland Programme. It provide an opportunity to connect with people working on upland and lowland peatland restoration, clough woodland regeneration and upland meadows projects. It concluded with an extra special open event day for the general public. BeadaMoss® were pleased to participate in the conference.
BeadaMoss® Bogfest posters: To the right, produced by Manchester Metropolitan University - Professor Simon Caporn, a review of more than than ten years of independent trials, monitoring the growth of BeadaMoss products at restoration sites. To the left, restoration trials by MMU with BeadaMoss®, BeadaGel™, BeadaHumok™.
Peatland re-wetting holds significant potential for climate change mitigation. In light of this, the second RRR conference on the utilisation of wetland plants (paludiculture) was held in Greifswald Germany. This conference also included a two day expert session on current methodology and approach for Sphagnum Farming. We presented two posters at the conference. The poster to the right details the results of PhD student Anna Keightley, (Sponsored by BeadaMoss®), looking at comparative photosynthesis, respiration and growth of a range of micro-propagated and wild Sphagnum species. The link to the left details our work producing Sustainable clean Sphagnum innoculum since 2005 for both Sphagnum farming and restoration.