What is a blanket bog?
Blanket bogs are areas of wet peat-land that are fed exclusively by rainwater. Peat is a waterlogged soil that is composed of compacted partially decomposed vegetable matter. In the UK, blanket bog vegetation typically includes Sphagnum mosses, heather Calluna vulgaris, cross-leaved heath Erica tetralix, deergrass Trichophorum cespitosum, and cotton grasses Eriophorum spp.
Project handbook and Layman's report on the websitePublished on 11/Apr/2011 Now that the project has come to an end, the final publications have been produced. A technica Read More
Life Active Blanket Bog in Wales ConferencePublished on 25/Mar/2011 The project conference took place on the 8th and 9th March at the Lake Vyrnwy Hotel. A day Read More
Lake Vyrnwy to AberdeenPublished on 21/Mar/2011 The LIFE Project is in the home-straight as it will end on the 31st March 2011. From the ori Read More