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On arrival a 56-year-old male from the Stalybridge area was found to be submerged to just below his waist in a peat bog, and sinking further by the minute.
The Oldham Mountain Rescue team began digging the man out of the peat bog and filling the void with heather as they progressed.
Programmes officer at Northumberland National Park, Abi Mansley, said: "In the 1990s, plywood dams were installed at Lampert Mosses to prevent the peat bogs from fragmenting and losing their peat.
The deer world's best-known artifacts from peat bogs are the enormous sheds and skulls of the extinct Megaloceros giganteus, widely known as the "Irish elk.
It was one of the largest private donations of land for conservation in history, and gave the WCS control of some of the world's southernmost old-growth forests, not to mention its most significant peat bogs.
Besedin said 31 forest fires and 15 peat bog fires were burning in the Moscow region alone.
Waksman and Purvis 1932 conducted a study to characterize microbial populations of an undrained peat bog in Florida (Table 1).
They are home to rare wildlife, including untold numbers of highly specialized native plants, many of which may be endangered and found only in the peat bog.
Clumps of the dense soil were displayed on a table for a tactile experience, and festivalgoers who demonstrated their peat bog knowledge got a small patch to take home with them.
Between July 1997 and December 1998, the researchers at least once a month spread powdered sodium sulfate on 2-meter-by2-m plots of a peat bog in northeastern Scotland.
The setting is a peat bog in Ireland and Nora is called in when a body buried long ago is discovered.
Other wacky events lined up by the ice cream firm this summer are World Bog Snorkelling - where competitors swim in the 60ft-long Waen Rhydd peat bog near Llanwtyd Wells in Wales; the World Gurning Championships at the Egremont Crab Fair in Cumbria, where competitors don a horse collar and pull funny faces; and the World Conker Championship in Ashton, near Oundle where competitors shout "bagsie first cracks" and hit each other's nuts.