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

Finnish Peatland Society – Annual Fall meeting 2021

Helsinki & online
For Members

Zoom Meeting 13 December 2021 9:15 EET Link sent to members by email  

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Emissions from LULUCF – What does that mean for peatlands?

Jyväskylä & online
For Members

16 December 2021 15:00-16:30 hrs EET 14:00-15:30 CET The webinar will inform IPS members on current and future legislation for LULUCF emission accounting in the EU. Join the meeting via MS Teams: Programme: 1) Opening Marko Pomerants, IPS…

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Executive Board Meeting 123

Jyväskylä & online
For Members

MS Teams, 16-18 hrs EET Members only

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