Evidence for this appears to be provided by the significant changes that have taken place in Tamarack Bog in
only 17 years (as well as other major changes over the past 100 years).
We would back the message of the Montgomery Wildlife Trust that the Welsh Government needs to look at investing in work to restore blanket bog in
One small patch of this vast landscape, the Sax-Zim Bog in
northern Minnesota is a patchwork of black spruce and tamarack bogs, mixed woods, and old hayfieds.
The group worked with some of the Trust's regular volunteers at Holburn Moss peat bog in
ecology and history of the site.
Many of the 200 skilled workers in a 1,000-acre bog in
Galway's Mountbellew and Newbridge areas voiced their anger as they began harvesting there for the last time.
The terms acrotelm and catotelm (Ingram 1978) describe the 2 layers of the bog in
terms of hydrologic function (Fig.
Like its much larger counterparts--Burns Bog in
the Vancouver suburb of Delta, the Lulu Island Bog in
Richmond and Pitt Polder Bog to the east of the city--it includes several plant species not normally found in this biogeoclimatic zone.
As in the hydrology analysis, the nutrient concentration values from the middle of the bog in
the 2001 and 2002 monitoring periods are reported as cumulative data.
Ice cream prizes are awarded to the fastest and slowest snorkellers, although a tough, new rule introduced this year saw flailing competitors hauled out if they couldn't complete one length of the bog in
a minute and a half.
In 1999 and 2000 we conducted a floristic inventory of two of these newly discovered bogs: Lewis Klein's Bog in
northeastern Natchitoches Parish (T13NR6WS35-36) and Lynn's Bog in
northwestern Winn Parish (T13NR5WS9).
This project builds upon the work carried out under Coillte s previous LIFE-funded project (LIFE04 NAT/IE/000121 Restoring Raised Bog in
Ireland ), which was completed in December 2008.
UP to 90 people defied EU and Irish laws to cut turf when they brought machinery on to Clonmoylan Bog in
Co Galway on Friday night and blocked off all access roads.
The 26th World Bog Snorkelling Championships saw around 110 competitors take to the "water" at the Waen Rhydd Bog in
Steve Garnett, the moorland warden at RSPB Geltsdale responsible for the project said: "Commercial forestry planting and overgrazing has led to a worrying decline in blanket bog in
After 25 years of cultivating the muddiest bog in
the UK, the dirtiest water sport of the year will descend upon Llanwrtyd Wells from 11am on August 31.