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 Québec, 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

Executive Board Meeting at RE3

Québec City, Canada
For Members

Saturday, 10 June 2023 Hotel Chateau Laurier, Québec City, 12-17 hrs (Accommodation at Hotel Le Concorde) EB members only    

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RE3 Canada and IPS Annual Assembly

Québec City, Canada
Open for all

Québec City, Canada 10 – 15 June 2023 IPS Executive Board meeting 10 June 2023 12-17 hrs Hotel Chateau Laurier IPS Annual Assembly 13 June 2023, 17-19 hrs EDT 19:30 Dinner for proxy holders and Executive Board at La…

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Baltic Peat Producers Forum 2023

Tallinn, Estonia
Open for all

Tallinn, Estonia 9-10 August 2023 The Baltic Peat Producers’ Forum (BPPF) is one of the most important peat industry events in Europe. It is organized annually in different locations at the end of the production season respectively by Latvian,…

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