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There’s a lot going on in the South West Peak! Stay up to date with the latest news on all our projects and the Partnership as a whole.


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Meet the Author: The Land That Made Us

14 November 2019

A new book about farming history by Peak District writers and photographers Christine Gregory and Sheila Hine has been published. Christine will be at the Castleton Visitors Centre on Saturday 23rd November from 11 to 3pm to sign books and talk about her work on the Wildlife of Derbyshire.The Land...

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Volunteers Brave Windy Conditions to Plant Sphagnum Plugs

14 November 2019

Recently the South West Peak Landscape Partnership ran a week of sphagnum plug planting that succeeded with the help of our wonderful crew of volunteers! Despite the windy and sometimes rainy weather we were able to successfully plant a large number of plugs and this early success will pave the...

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New Report on Crayfish eDNA in the River Dove

14 November 2019

Interested in learning about cutting edge crayfish eDNA research? Our own Andrew Farmer has just published a paper on the development of a new technique using eDNA (Environmental DNA) to detect populations of crayfish and crayfish plague in the River Dove.From the report:eDNA sampling was carried out on known populations...

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The Land That Made Us: The Peak District Farmer's Story

23 October 2019

A new book about farming history by Peak District writers and photographers Christine Gregory and Sheila Hine has been published.The Land That Made Us: The Peak District Farmer’s Story tells the tale of 80 years of farming in the South-West Peak - the area extending from Lyme Park in the...

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Limited Time Remaining to Apply for Countryside Worker Apprentice Role

10 October 2019

The South West Peak Landscape Partnership is currently looking for enthusiastic applicants with a willingness to learn about countryside and environmental issues to join our team as Countryside Worker Apprentices. You will be employed by the Peak District National Park but you will also get fantastic experience with many different...

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