International Peatland Society

A unique network of peat and peatland experts. We focus on all aspects of peatlands in economy, environment and society. Members come from science, NGOs and business.

This is the IPS


Constituted in 1968, in Qu├ębec, Canada. Today we are registered as non-profit NGO in Finland, supported by 16 national committees.


Individual, institutional and corporate members dedicated to the responsible management and Wise Use of peatlands and peat.


We serve as a forum to bring together experts from all fields of peat and peatland management, worldwide and equally.


We organize events, publish peat and peatland knowledge, share data and provide facts and opinions for decision-making.

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Our Conferences and Related Events

IVG German Peat and Humus Day

Bad Zwischenahn, Germany
Open for all

Bad Zwischenahn, Germany 29 September 2022 in German Herzlich willkommen!  

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Irish Peatland Society Excursion & IPS EB autumn meeting 2022

Tullamore, Ireland
Open for all

Excursion 11-13 October IPS Executive Board autumn meeting, Tullamore, 10 October

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Finnish Bioenergy Day 2022

Tampere, Finland
Open for all

Tampere, Tampere-talo, 24 October 2022 In Finnish

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