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Shropshire meres and mosses

Nigel Jones

Shropshire meres and mosses

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Published by Shropshire Books in Telford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNigel Jones ; [illustrated by K. Green].
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22633242M
ISBN 100903802562
OCLC/WorldCa29843492

  Books Music Art & design TV & radio Shropshire: One of a sentence of meres written by dying ice at the end of its years an ecology surviving in Shropshire’s meres and mosses. Fenns, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses began grow years ago from Wem Moss and extend to nearly 1, acres; together they are the third largest lowland bog in Britain. At one time the whole area, including Whixall, would have been an expanse of wetlands surrounding the mosses. Meres .


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Meres and Mosses. The Meres and Mosses landscape is unique in Britain. It has the largest group of natural lowland lakes and wetlands in England. What’s more it has the highest density of ponds of anywhere in Europe. It covers the North Shropshire, Maelor and Cheshire plain.

The words that Edmund Vale wrote in for the Shropshire edition of the County Books series are still true today. The meres still teem with water birds, and the mosses are still beautiful, solemn and “dotted with dwarf birch Shropshire meres and mosses book in gold”.

My first visit to Cole Mere was on a primary school trip. Buy Shropshire Meres and Mosses by Jones, Nigel, Green, Kathryn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Nigel Jones.

Features of the Meres and Mosses of Shropshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire Pete Boardman, Joan Daniels Field Studies Council. A 12 page, fold-out, laminated guide to the wildlife of the Meres and Mosses of Shropshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire. Rare Snipe Returns to the Marches Mosses and Becomes a Media Star Aug Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) have been found breeding on the Whixall Moss area of the Marches Mosses National Nature Reserve, near Whitchurch in North UK population of snipe has undergone a big decline in the last twenty-five years.

A stroll out onto the Marches Mosses. Blow away the cobwebs and admire the beauty of the bogs in winter. Approximately miles over some muddy terrain – not for the faint hearted. Meet at Morris’s Bridge car park, wear waterproofs and wellies.

A FREE event, but please book. Meres and Mosses housing group on the move North Shropshire News Published: Housing bosses are preparing to spend up to £2 million on new offices in Shropshire.

Find Meres & Mosses Housing Association in Shrewsbury, SY4. Get contact details, videos, photos, opening times and map directions. Search for local Housing Associations near you on Yell. Shropshire is an exciting county with its meadows, woodlands, hills, meres and mosses. Within these habitats flourishes an extraordinary fungus flora ranging from the deliciously edible Penny Bun to the highly poisonous Death Cap.

Formed in the Shropshire Fungus Group now has about 30 members and our principal aim is to find. High-quality affordable housing for Herefordshire and Shropshire. Connexus is a community focused rural housing group with o homes across Shropshire and Herefordshire.

Image. Community Development Fund. Last year we donated over £40, worth of. Shropshire Council is in negotiations with Meres and Mosses Housing Association to sell its Edinburgh House HQ in Wem.

Advertisement. Weather. Shropshire. overcast clouds. enter location Shropshire Live has been providing Shropshire news and entertainment since We reach overreaders per month, making us the biggest online.

Marches Mosses BogLIFE Project LIFE15/NAT/UK/ Overview of Shropshire Wildlife Trust (the contracting organisation) Shropshire Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity established in to conserve and protect Shropshire’s wildlife.

This is achieved by directly conserving wildlife and habitat, undertaking research and reconnecting people with wildlife. The Mere at Ellesmere is an award winning Park with a beautiful lake with gardens, woodland walks and historic parkland on the edge of the medieval market town of Ellesmere.

It is the largest of nine meres and mosses that can be found in the unique Shropshire landscape. Phone: [email protected] Search for. The Marches Mosses BogLIFE project is a five-year project to restore this Shropshire peatland and contribute to the Government’s peatland restoration goals in the 25 Year Environment Plan.

This work is being funded by the European Union’s LIFE Nature and Biodiversty Programme and the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Meres and Mosses Housing Association (MMHA) wishes to change its Rules in order to adopt new Association Rules, reflecting and taking account of changes to the National Housing Federation Model Rules (‘NHF Model Rules’) in and requires the consent of Shropshire Council to do this.

Shropshire Council is a shareholder of MMHA and so. Posts about Meres and Mosses written by andhowe. Following my previous posts about the walk to Bettisfield Moss, I revisited Whixall Moss on Friday 23rd March with a group of fellow artists/writers: Ted Eames, Ursula Troche, Ruth Gibson and Adele Mills.

Meres and mosses of North Shropshire; Description. The Shropshire Way is a lovely walking holiday through the beautiful, varied and unspoilt countryside of Shropshire. There are some fantastic views over the Shropshire Hills and Wenlock Edge.

The Shropshire Way was relaunched in latealong with a new guide book. ancient appears Arms beautiful believe Border bridge brought building built Caer Caradoc called Castle century chapel church Clee Clun comes complete court died doubt Earl early east Edward England English fact farm give ground half half-timber Hall hand head Henry hill hundred interest iron John King known land later lived look Lord Ludlow.

Helen Corfield, neighbourhood services manager at Shropshire Housing Group, which includes Meres & Mosses and South Shropshire housing associations, added: "We. – Craig Baker – Business Engagement Manager, Shropshire Wildlife Trust / MMBEN Coordinator: The Third Sector’s role in the carbon challenge.

– Gareth Lay – MMBEN Chair: Closing Remarks. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS AN ISSUE WITH THE BOOKING BUTTONS – To book please email [email protected] 67 places available (at 11 Nov). NovemberEnglish Nature launched a “Strategy for the conservation of the Meres and Mosses of Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire”.

However, it was recognised that a major constraint in the implementation of this was the lack of knowledge of the detailed hydrology and management of the. The Meres and Mosses is an area covering most of north Shropshire, south Cheshire and parts of west Staffordshire.

It is a landscape formed by glacial processes more t years ago, creating a series of hollows in the rolling landscape that became filled with water from the retreating glacier. A wetlands area which crosses the Shropshire and Cheshire border has been awarded £, of lottery money.

The Marches Meres and Mosses nature reserve will use part of. Identifying the various mosses is simple with this books as a reference. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries Sean.

out of 5 stars An excellent little book. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Aug Reviews: Welcome to the Meres & Mosses Business Environment Network. Our objectives are to bring together organisations from across Shropshire and the surrounding region to learn, share best practice and demonstrate commitment to environmental best practice.

The partnership will be led by Shropshire Wildlife Trust. “The award is fantastic news for the Meres and Mosses. The area has received garlands of international designations over the years and was recognized as one of the county’s outstanding natural areas by Shropshire Wildlife Trust’s founders, 50 years ago.

Over the course of last winter I attended a creative writing course exploring the Shropshire Meres and Mosses. The work that was produced is now published in a book called ‘Reflections’ (for sale at the Shropshire Wildlife Trust offices) Summer is officially over today so here is a flavour of winter on Whixall Moss.

Image caption The Marches Meres and Mosses run from Ellesmere in Shropshire almost as far as Crewe in south Cheshire. A wetlands area which crosses the Shropshire. Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Sign in. Watch Queue Queue. Student video project 4 - Shropshire Wildlife Trust - Duration: Harper Adams views.

Meres and Mosses views. Language: English Location: United States. Our mosses in north Shropshire are special too. These wetland areas are raised peat bogs that play host to an abundance of wildlife. The other meres or lakes nearby combine to form Shropshire’s Lake District and, with boating, bird watching and nature walks, they are a beautiful part of Shropshire.

Best places to visit in North Shropshire. Ellesmere, Whittington Castle, the Venue, Park Hall Countryside Experience, Oswestry Showground, Hawkstone Park. MIDLAND MERES AND MOSSES (PHASE 2) The Meres and Mosses of the Clwyd-Shropshire-Cheshire-Staffordshire plain form an internationally important series of open water and peatland sites.

These have developed in natural depressions in the glacial drift left by receding ice sheets, which formerly covered this plain. Marches Mosses Boglife, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom. likes 1 talking about this. The Meres and Mosses area holds a wonderful group of wetlands created during the last Ice Age.

It is a priority. Marches Growth Hub Shropshire. The Marches Growth Hub is a gateway for business support provision in Shropshire. It acts as a ‘one stop shop’ for all businesses, offering access to all types of business support: for start-ups, early stage and growth and to contribute more broadly to the economic wellbeing and prosperity of the county.

More. Posts about Shropshire Wildlife Trust written by andhowe. Following my previous posts about the walk to Bettisfield Moss, I revisited Whixall Moss on Friday 23rd March with a group of fellow artists/writers: Ted Eames, Ursula Troche, Ruth Gibson and Adele Mills. The Marches Meres and Mosses is awarded more than £, as one of 12 UK Nature Improvement Areas.

A wetlands area which crosses the Shropshire and Cheshire border has. Meres & Mosses Landscape Partnership. The Meres & Mosses of Shropshire and Cheshire are a forgotten mosaic of wetlands, important for some of the rarest wildlife in the UK. Funders, including UK government and the Heritage Lottery Fund, have funded an ambitious programme to improve the value of this landscape for the people and wildlife living.

Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses. Straddling the English border, near Whitchurch in Shropshire and Wrexham in Wales, lies one of the biggest and best raised bogs in Britain.

The Mere in Ellesmere The Mere in Ellesmere is a legacy created by the retreating ice age and subsequent melt water s years ago (Global warming?) and is the largest of nine meres and mosses to be found in this unique landscape.

Covering over. The sites in the county include Fenn’s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem & Cadney Mosses, the Stiperstones and the Hollies SAC, Brown Moss SAC, Midland Meres & Mosses Ramsar Phase 1, Midland Meres.Shropshire Way Loop A detour has been created from the Shropshire Way-North, passing through the Mosses from Bettisfield village to Whixall School.

A circular walk to explore Bettisfield and Whixall Mosses can be made by using the canal tow path to go from Roundthorn or Morris’s Bridge to Cornhill Bridge, then following the way-marked route back.