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

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

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

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

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

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Publications

Publications

Our Conferences and Related Events

Executive Board meeting 140

Jyväskylä & online
21.03.2024
For Members

21 March 2024 MS Teams EB members only

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5th Finnish Peatland Day Seminar 2024

Helsinki, Finland
05.04.2024
Open for all

Helsinki, Tieteiden talo 5 April 2024 – new date! Mainly in Finnish  

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Functioning and rehabilitation of European mountain peatlands

Bois-d’Amont, France
15.05.2024
Open for all

15 – 17 May 2024 Target audience: European managers and researchers Languages: French and English (interpreters) Programme under construction : Wednesday 15 May: indoor presentations Thursday 16 May: site visits and conference in the evening Friday 17 May: morning…

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