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bog

A quagmire covered with grasses, wet, spongy ground; a small marsh or plant community on moist, acidic peat.

bog

an area of peat formation, typically in upland situations, which supports an extremely OLIGOTROPHIC vegetation. See FEN.
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Even in the past three years, several BoG members have been relieved and replaced but the situation hasn't shown any sign of improvement.
Angela Johnson and her dog Jack take part in the 32nd World Bog Snorkelling Championships at Waen Rhydd peat bog in Llanwrtyd Wells, yesterday Aaron Chown
The bog at the USDA farmers' market is actually the co-op's "mini bog.
Because of this the world started to look to Merseyside rather than London for its gin and our access to plentiful supplies of Bog Myrtle gave us a unique botanical to flavour our gin.
Andy Polkey, senior reserves manager for NRW, R said: "Healthy peat bogs are rare, provide habitats for special wildlife and bring a huge benefit when it comes to climate change so it's important to maintain them as best we can.
While the characters in The Snake's Pass retain a stale two-dimensionality, Stoker focuses on the multidimensional bog as the central character.
As a prelude to today's main event - the 28th World Bog Snorkelling Championship - competitors yesterday took part in disciplines including bog snorkelling triathlon and bog mountain biking.
Keywords: Peatland, bog, Sphagnum, Larix laricina, succession
Until a few years ago, many considered the bog turtle, listed as threatened in 1997, to be unrecoverable.
Nearly 2,000 ancient corpses, called bog bodies, have been found preserved in these wetlands.
The work took place a day after International Bog Day, which Marsden Moor's National Trust staff celebrated with a bog discovery trail at Buckstones.