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

17th International Peatland Congress

Taizhou, China
Open for all

Taizhou, China, 4 – 9 August 2024 Abstract submission deadline 31 March Early bird registration deadline 31 May China National Committee, IPS Northeast Normal University China Peat Industry Association In partnership with International Peatland Society Supported by Ministry…

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SER Europe 2024 Conference

Tartu, Estonia
Open for all

14th European Conference on Ecological Restoration Bridging Science, Practice, and Policy of Nature Restoration Tartu, Estonia 26 – 30 August 2024

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Baltic Peat Producers Forum 2024

Birstonas, Lithuania
Open for all

Birstonas, Lithuania 18 -20 September 2024 Welcome to the 22nd Baltic Peat Producers Forum, where we’re laying the groundwork for a sustainable future. As stewards of the nature’s most precious resources, we are united by a common vision: to…

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