Soomaa National Park @ 09.2010
Bog

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A bog is a mire that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses. It is one of the four main types of wetlands. Other names for bogs include mire, quagmire and muskeg; alkaline mires are called fens. - Wikipedia

Events

July 26 International Bog Day is celebrated the 4th Sunday of July. Established in Scotland in 1991, International Bog Day is celebrated throughout Canada, USA and northern Europe, including Soomaa National Park of Estonia
Hastag: #bogday

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International Bog Day USA
Friends Of Langlands Moss

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@IUCNCommitteeUK
@HumberheadLevel
@moorsforfuture
@ypp_peat
@YorksWildlife
@reluuplands
@4peatssake
@JonnyEcology
@Ruukel
@NEYorksNLincs
@YorksWildlife

Elsewhere on the Web

http://www.ipcc.ie/tag/international-bog-day
https://vimeo.com/69994740
https://www.burnsbog.org
http://www.discovernorthernireland.com/International-Bog-Day-and-NI-Bog-Snorkelling-Championships-Dungannon-P28771
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=peat-and-repeat-rewetting-carbon-sinks
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/10297160/Return-of-bogs-in-Britain.html
http://www.iucn-uk-peatlandprogramme.org
http://www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk - @moorsman
http://www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk/news/new-audio-tours-south-pennine-moors
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article19162923.html

Where to find bogs?

england
estonia
ireland
scotland
usa
wales

Flickr

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/bog
https://www.flickr.com/search/?sort=interestingness-desc&tags=bog

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