Peatlands and Wetlands

Crowle Moors

Projects focused on the restoration and understanding of Peatlands and Wetlands.

Peatland Restoration on Thorne and Hatfield Moors – This project will contribute towards restoring the conditions for the internationally important lowland raised mires at the Humberhead Peatlands NNR move towards being in favourable condition, by reducing evapo-transpiration.

Keadby Warping Drain – To fence the Board’s land on which Keadby Warping Drain is situated to allow grazing and the creation of grassland habitat so that the historic Keadby Warping Drain is situated in an area of complementary habitats with access and engagement on “warping” and land drainage history.

Reconstructing the Wildscape  The project is based around an investigation into the wild ‘hidden landscapes’ of Thorne and Hatfield Moors their surrounding areas and their associated floodplains and meres. These ‘hidden landscapes’ are the prehistoric, historic and post-medieval landscapes of the Humberhead Levels which are preserved and concealed by the peat and alluvial deposits that cover much of this environment.  For further information visit the website

Hatfield Moors