Exploring the way forward for wetter farming in England
11th - 12th January 2023
David Attenborough Building, Pembroke St, Cambridge CB2 3QZ, UK
The Exploring the way forward for wetter farming in England event included a number of presentations to give an overview of the challenges and opportunities for paludiculture. Clicking on the arrow at the side of the title will open the presentation. There were also a number of interactive sessions and discussions and we will add a summary report of these sessions soon.
Sustainable management of cultivated peatlands:
Insights, challenges, and opportunities.
Sabine Wichmann, University of Greifswald, Germany
Paludiculture in practice now. Experiences from the field.
Aldert van Weeren, Blumenthaler Hof, Netherlands
Making sense of paludiculture options - learning from pilot plots for reed and typha.
Jeroen Geurts, KWR Water Research Institute
Making sense of paludiculture options - Sphagnum.
Neal Wright, BeadaMoss®, Micropropagation Services (EM) Ltd
Traditional and new approaches to paludiculture in the Norfolk Broads.
Opportunities and challenges for paludiculture within the Somerset Levels and moors.
Paludiculture and The Lowland Peatland Code.
Precious peatlands, LWT wetter farming trials.
Constraints and funding opportunities discussion
Following the presentation sessions, the workshop participants brought together thoughts on the constraints and knowledge gaps for paludiculture in England by reflecting individually on ten questions posted around the room. The information from this session was collated and is available in pdf. A copy is available to download here>>