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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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South West Peak Landscape Partnership Grant Awarded for Boundary Walk

31 March 2020

In these difficult times it is helpful to think of some things that you can look forward to and with that in mind we would like to to share the below news story. We encourage all readers to follow government advice and Stay at Home, Protect Our NHS, Save Lives.Friends...

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Call for young people to be ‘Fairer for Nature’

20 December 2019

Young people and adults from Buxton and Fairfield are being offered the opportunity to do something great for their community, the environment and themselves in a new gardening project.The project called Fairer for Nature aims to get young people excited about wildlife by encouraging them to learn to love nature...

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Volunteers Brave the Elements to Plant Sphagnum Moss

16 December 2019

A major planting project in the Staffordshire Moorlands will help to improve water quality and create more species-rich moors.Staff and volunteers from the South West Peak Landscape Partnership took part in a week-long sphagnum moss planting project.Braving wet and windy weather, the team successfully planted 10,000 plug plants, paving the...

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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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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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