Carbon Landscape- Mobile Immersive Bog Experience

The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside

Our ‘Honey I shrunk the kids’ interactive set will showcase larger than life flora and fauna iconic to Peat Bog habitats. This unique set will raise awareness and to educate people on this vital habitat at our events.

Visitor Information

Lancashire Wildlife Trust Wigan Office
Worsley Mesnes Drive
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN3 5UF

Be captivated by a giant carnivorous sundew, the texture of carbon capturing sphagnum or the intricate beauty of bog myrtle. Experience our immersive set at numerous events throughout 2019! Keep an eye on our website and social media to see where we will be popping up next.

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

For all our upcoming events please visit www.carbonlandscape.org.uk/events
and for all our volunteering opportunities please visit www.carbonlandscape.org.uk/volunteering-carbon-landscape

Get in touch

Contact information

If you have an questions relating our project then please contact us on the following email: [email protected] or call the office on 01942 246415.

Photos of the site

Bog Set Design

Friday, February 1, 2019

Ideas for the design

Monday, February 11, 2019

Cricket Puppet Design

Friday, May 10, 2019

Materials- Its coming together!

Monday, June 3, 2019

BogBushCricket Puppet Creation

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Sneak peak of the Set

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Manchester Festival of Nature

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Green Safari Event

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Wigan Rotary Community Day

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Wigan Rotary Community Day

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Paddington Meadows Events

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Festival of Dragons

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Festival of Dragons

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Festival of Dragons

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Birchwood Wildlife Wonders

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Grand Arcade Shopping Centre

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Grand Arcade Shopping Centre

Friday, August 23, 2019

Chester Zoo Wildlife Connections

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Chester Zoo Wildlife Connections

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Chester Zoo Wildlife Connections

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Chester Zoo Wildlife Connections

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Chester Zoo Wildlife Connections

Sunday, September 15, 2019

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
We attended Chester Zoo's 2 day 'Wildlife Connections' Event.We displayed the set and a real Bog in a Box to showcase the importance of Bogs 15/09/2019 - 10:00 400 Mixed ages
We attended Chester Zoo's 2 day 'Wildlife Connections' Event.We displayed the set and a real Bog in a Box to showcase the importance of Bogs 14/09/2019 - 10:00 400 Mixed mainly families
We organised a 2 day Peatland Discovery Event with Grand Arcade Shopping Centre in Wigan.We displayed the set and a real life bog in a box. 23/08/2019 - 10:00 150 Mixed ages
We organised a 2 day Peatland Discovery Event with Grand Arcade Shopping Centre in Wigan.We displayed the set and a real life bog in a box. 22/08/2019 - 10:00 200 Mixed ages
We displayed the set and did some craft activities at the Birchwood 'Wildlife Wonders' event at Birchwood Shopping Centre. 17/08/2019 - 10:00 100 Mixed ages
The set went along to the Festival of Dragons event in Irlam. 13/07/2019 - 11:00 200 Mixed ages
We took the Bog Set to Paddington Meadows Magnificent Meadows Day. 07/07/2019 - 11:00 200 Mixed ages
We took the Bog Set to Wigan's Rotary Community Day. 06/07/2019 - 11:00 100 Mixed ages
We took the set to the Green Safari Event at Risley Moss Nature Reserve. 30/06/2019 - 11:00 500 Mixed mainly families
We launched the set at the amazing Manchester Festival of Nature. Adults and children really seem to interact with it and enjoy it. 29/06/2019 - 11:00 1 000 Mixed mainly families