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

8th World Conference on Ecological Restoration

Cape Town, South Africa
24.09.2019
Open for all

24 – 28 September 2019 SER proudly invites you to Cape Town for the 8th World Conference on Ecological Restoration from 24-28 September 2019, jointly hosted by the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) and the South African Water Research…

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German Peat Society: Annual Meetings 2019

Rendsburg, Germany
25.09.2019
Open for all

Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Moor- und Torfkunde e.V. (in German) 25 – 28 September 2019 Image by Paul Henri Degrande via Pixabay

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IVG: German Peat Day 2019

Bad Zwischenahn
10.10.2019
Open for all

Deutscher Torf- und Humustag 2019 (in German) Am 10. Oktober 2019 trifft sich die deutsche Substratindustrie in Bad Zwischenahn zum alljährlichen Deutschen Torf- und Humustag (DTHT) – eine der wichtigsten Plattformen der Branche. Vertreter aus Industrie und Handel erwartet…

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Join the Peat Family!

Join us and you’ll get:

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Lower registration fees for our symposia, workshops and other events.

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Face-to-face networking with major players from science and industry.

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Immediate access to the Peatlands International Magazine – four times a year.

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Receive the Peatland Snippets newsletter and other ad hoc updates each month.

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Quick support from the IPS Secretariat and IPS volunteers, five days a week.

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Attend National Committee activities in 16 countries – close to you and in your language.

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