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.



Updated Community Grants Information

15 September 2020

Our Community Grants project continues to receive and fund applications. We have updated our documentation for this project and you can see the new documents below.These grants are available to constituted community groups, registered charities, social enterprises, parish councils and schools who are working on projects that enhance, protect or...

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Angela Surveying

Volunteer Voices: Angela Knisely-Marpole

2 June 2020

This article was kindly composed by one of our wonderful and energetic volunteers, Angela Knisely-Marpole, and gives us a perspective of why folks enjoy volunteering with the South West Peak and how she is dealing with remaining at home during this period.Having met Catherine Parker Heath a year or so...

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Sign up for the Get Wild at Home experience from the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

29 April 2020

From our partners at the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust:We need wildlife now more than ever during this difficult time and to help everyone get close to nature and bring some wild into their daily lives, we've launched our Get Wild at Home experience!Sign up to Get Wild at Home by filling...

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Warslow Hay Meadow

‘Get Wild at Home’ virtual experience to be launched by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

29 April 2020

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is set to bring some of its most popular and best attended events and activities direct to people’s homes by launching a nature themed virtual classroom experience next week.Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Trust’s extensive education programme for families has been put on hold to comply...

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Understanding Dale Mine

3 February 2020

The following blog was written by Dr Catherine Parker Heath, South West Peak Cultural Heritage Officer, and discusses the Understanding Dale Mine project. This project also recently won the Harold Sarjeant Conservation Award from the Peak District Mines Historical Society. Click here to read about the award.IntroductionDale Mine is in...

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