MoorLIFE Launch

The MoorLIFE project was launched in July 2010. The launch event took place on Black Hill with a keynote address from Poul Christensen, Chair of Natural England. This was followed by a guided walk on Black Hill to explain bare peat restoration and talk about techniques for reintroduction of Sphagnum.

Organisations represented included universities, Natural England, conservation bodies, charities and industry. 50 people attended the event.

Above Jim Dixon Peak Chief Executive and Narendra Bajaria Chair  of Peak District National Park Authority, Mr J Howard, tenant farmer & Poul Christensen, Chair of Natural England.
Below left - Sphagnum moss, beads and plug plants, right- Poul Christensen launches MoorLIFE.

Holme Moss SphagnumPoul Christensen, Chair of Natural England, launching the MoorLIFE project

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