Moors for the Future
Work on conserving peat moorlands in the Pennines have saved as much carbon dioxide as a 7-million-mile car journey would produce.
Can you tell your curlew from your dunlin? Can you differentiate between Yorkshire fog and sheep’s fescue? Help is at hand for outdoor fans in a ...
A popular Peak District moor will be getting a haircut to keep in top trim. The area close to Stanage Edge will have heather cropped by machinery t...
One of the UK’s biggest ever conservation airlifts aims to turn Pennine uplands from black to green.
To the rambler with a sense of history, it is as important as Bannockburn to a Scots nationalist, or Orgreave to a redundant miner.
They are the source of drinking water for millions of inhabitants of northern towns and cities, but the Peak District moors can also deliver devastating floods when torrential rain pours off the peat uplands.
A helicopter was used to drop vital moorland moss by national park staff in an effort to reverse decades of erosion.
A massive project to regenerate some of the country’s most important moorland will go ahead after the European Union pledged £5½m to safeguard stretches of upland in the Peak District and South Pennines.
Scientists are asking outdoor enthusiasts to help them log an important lifesaving moorland plant. Sphagnum moss helped save lives during both Worl...
Conservationists plan to cover parts of the Peak District’s highest hill in green slime. Walkers have been warned to expect scenes reminiscent of...
Paths on four routes up the Peak District’s highest hill have been improved to help walkers and reduce erosion.
Teenage students involved in a moorland preservation scheme have produced a video that will be shown to visitors next month.
A conservation group is appealing to outdoors enthusiasts for memories of a notorious walkers’ blackspot.
A project to save some of the peat uplands of northern England will benefit from a £5½m European grant.
School students joined national park staff to gather research evidence on climate change in the Peak District.