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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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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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Working for Waders Makes a Splash on BBC One

3 September 2019

Interested in seeing some of the amazing recent work being done by Leah Kelly and Mike Shurmer to help wading birds in the South West Peak? Well so was the BBC!Last night (Monday 2 September) our project Working for Waders was featured on the BBC One programme Inside Out and...

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Dale Mine Crowdfunder Goes Live!

21 August 2019

This week a new project directed by Dr. Catherine Parker Heath, broke ground at the historically fascinating Dale Mine just outside Warslow. Catherine is the South West Peak Cultural Heritage Officer working for the South West Peak Landscape Partnership, a partnership of 14 partners led by the Peak District National...

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