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Enjoyed The Lightness of Touch at Safehouses 1 & 2 in Peckham yesterday. Today the last day. Good to pick up with colleagues from @mafineartcsm after 15 months!
@jennykleinthread @jacquelinenicholls
@emmalouisesculpture @ellieniblockartist @erika_trotzig @brianocallaghanstudio @artsciencecsm
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Eastlands on Sea, King's Cross.
#bluemoon @word_on_the_water #emmanuel #unplugged #folkmusic #canalart #sunnydays
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Lindow Moss has shrunk by about a foot since 2003/4 as a result of continued draining for cutting, all the time releasing carbon to the atmosphere. 17 years ago the surface was level with the top of the concrete collar around the pipe...
#lindowmoss #peatextraction #carbonsource #shrinkage #dieingbog #habitatloss
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...and here's the cotton grass at Little Woolden Moss which went missing frome the last post. A sight to behold!
@lancashirewildlifetrust @tchill80
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Wide open spaces on Little Woolden Moss near Irlam - with cotton grass carpeting. Visit with wonderful guide and artist @tchill80 last week. The Moss is much further down its journey back to life than #lindowmoss in the care of @lancashirewildlifetrust
#peatmoss #chatmoss #peatlandrestoration #cottongrass #carbonsequestration
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Raised peat bog restoration. One compartment at Lindow Moss with the right conditions for sphagnum re-colonisation.
#raisedpeatbog #highwatertable #lowph #lownutrientlevels #cottongrass #lindowmoss #gettingstarted
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A soft rain falling on Lindow Moss. ...

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