Peat: Dark stuff, true gold: a talk by Dr Jennifer Jones

Date: Thursday 31 March 2022

Thursday 31st March 2022 from 7pm until 8pm BST.

A journey through a peat bog, discovering the ecological importance, the challenges and the conservation.
Dr Jennifer Jones will talk about the importance of peat, its importance, its formation before exploring peatland as a habitat, considering blanket peat and lowland raised bogs.

We will explore the challenges for peatlands and how and why to save peatlands, before learning about projects to conserve or restore peatlands.  During this talk, we will consider peat-free gardening: the challenges of horticulture and peat.  This is a free event, for more information and to book your place, please click here.

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