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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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According to sources, administrations of some hospitals are sick with their BoGs concerned as they don't have ample time to have meetings with them regarding certain issues.
The Flow Country which stretches through Caithness and Sutherland in the far north of Scotland is the best blanket bog of its type in the world and hugely important for biodiversity.
Her aim is to demonstrate what it takes to bring the tangy fruit from the bog to the consumer's plate (or glass).
The name Wirral comes from the Ancient English, 'wir' meaning Bog Myrtle and 'heal' meaning corner (as in peninsula).
Located north of Tregaron and formed more than five thousand years ago, the bogs were damaged by locals historically harvesting them for peat for heating purposes.
These Bogs worked best for me with a medium weight merino wool sock, no matter the weather.
He informed that BoGs have been constituted for six such institutions that would improve governance and accountability there.
istthp The directive has met fierce resistance on some of the bogs, notwithstanding a compensation and alternative bog scheme introduced by the Government.
16) Bogs are themselves liminal spaces, ecosystems that both extol and resist human populations, scientific explanation, colonialism, and cultural representation.
A floating mat, typical of bogs, can rise and fall with changing water-levels, keeping the substrate saturated, but not covered with standing water.
The goal is to achieve the greatest wetland functions and values, along with optimum bog turtle habitat, on every acre enrolled in the program.
Besides not growing in bogs, body-eating bacteria and fungi don't grow in places that are very cold or very hot and dry.