Blog

We’ve got a lot of different activities and projects going on, so stay tuned to our blog. Here we’ll feature articles by project leaders and staff along with in-depth coverage of our events and the menagerie of tasks our team is up to.



Curlew Wading RSPB

Field Notes: Working for Waders Publishes New Paper

24 February 2021

The following blog was written by Leah Kelly. Leah is the South West Peak Working for Waders PhD Researcher at the University of Sheffield Department of Animal and Plant Sciences and works with our partners at the RSPB. This article discusses the "Behind-the-Scenes" work that has gone into her recent...

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The Disappearing Troughs

2 February 2021

Local groups and individuals have adopted a number of heritage assets across the South West Peak as part of the Small Heritage Adoption Project to ensure they are looked after for years to come. Some of these have involved big projects like the survey, excavation and consolidation of Dale Mine,...

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Vols Warslow Barns

Volunteers Are at The Heart of the South West Peak

20 January 2021

The following blog was written by Celia Muir, South West Peak Community Engagement and Grants Officer, and discusses the numerous and wonderful community works that have been funded through our Engaging Communities project. This will be a continuing series so remember to check back for chapter 2!Launched in 2017, the...

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The Land That Made Us: Bonus Audio Content (Updated)

14 January 2021

Have you heard all the buzz about The Land That Made Us? This is a new book about farming history by Peak District writers and photographers Christine Gregory and Sheila Hine and it makes for the perfect read.The Land That Made Us: The Peak District Farmer’s Story tells the tale...

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Fun with Fungi!

17 September 2020

Fungi season is upon us in the South West Peak and we need your help!We are working to identify the location of waxcap fungi along public rights of way throughout the South West Peak and we need more eyes on the ground to help us with that task.If you are...

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