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 February 2022

Jyväskylä & online
01.02.2023
Open for all

1 February 2022 Ms Teams EB members only  

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Global Peatlands Initiative – 4th Partners Meeting POSTPONED

Lima, Peru
21.02.2023
For Members

Lima, Peru was: 21 – 26 February 2023 – new date will be announced in June/July

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Executive Board meeting March 2023

Jyväskylä, Finland
07.03.2023
For Members

Jyväskylä, Finland 7 March, excursion 8 March EB members and invited guests only

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