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Yorkshire Peat Partnership

Sphagnum with spores © Lizzie Shepherd

Yorkshire Peat Partnership

 Yorkshire Peat Partnership is restoring peatlands in the Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and northern parts of the South Pennines.

Sundew and sphagnum © Lizzie Shepherd

Bog blog

Explore blanket bog, the Cinderella habitat, through blog posts from our colleagues and partners...

Blanket bog is an ombrotrophic peatland habitat - that means it depends on rain, snow, hail and fog for all of its nutrients. You can find out about the amazing places and beautiful species we work in and around on our habitats and species page.

Coir logs controlling water flow in gullies © Lizzie Shepherd

We estimate there are around 70,000 hectares of blanket bog in Yorkshire.

YPP and volunteers carrying sphagnum © Ben Queenborough

Around 80% of Yorkshire's blanket bog is damaged in some way.

Give Peat a Chance

Oughtershaw © Chris Osborne

You can hear us talking about our work over on our bogcasts page.