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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Strategy for Responsible Peatland Management Mires and Peat – Scientific Journal Online Shop

Our Conferences and Related Events

31st International Horticultural Congress

Angers, France 14.08.2022 Open for all

31st International Horticultural Congress Angers, France 14 – 20 August 2022

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Executive Board meeting 129

Jyväskylä & online 18.08.2022 For Members

MS Teams, 18 October 2022 EB members only

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Baltic Peat Producers Forum 2022

Riga, Latvia 14.09.2022 Open for all

Riga, Latvia 14 – 15 September 2022 The Baltic Peat Producers’ Forum (BPPF) is one of the most important peat industry events in Europe. It is organized annually in different locations at the end of the production season –…

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