Whether to help inform an application to our fund; improve your understanding and awareness of Peatland restoration, or simply to help us spread the word - we hope you will find our project resources helpful.
How do I learn about the techniques used in peatland restoration?
The Peatland Action team have put together a suite of technical restoration demonstration videos to help you learn about the techniques and their successful execution on-the-ground.
View our PeatlandACTION playlist on our YouTube channel for a full list of techniques (ditch blocking, bunding, reprofiling, and surface smoothing).
- Peatland Learning Module - Discover more about peatlands in general, including their restoration, in the 15 minutes it takes to complete the Peatland Learning Module.
Managing peatlands in the long term
Peatland ACTION offers training in methods of peatland restoration techniques used throughout the UK. These two-day events - lead by the Crichton Carbon Centre - is a space for open, interactive discussions on peatland restoration.
Designed specifically for:
- Contractors looking to undertake peatland restoration projects;
- Consultants looking to undertake peatland restoration projects, peatland condition assessments and feasibility studies;
- Agents preparing peatland restoration projects;
- Land Managers and Factors; and
- Ecological Clerk of Works.
- Perth - Autumn 2019 date TBC
- Highlands - Autumn 2019 date TBC
Interested? Register for future events.
We will also let you know if we are attending shows or giving local presentations.
Help us to spread the Peatland ACTION message!
Download our informative posters
- Peatland Action: Project overview (2019)
- Peatland Action: Putting our data to work
- Peatland Action: Future-proofing Scotland's bogs
- Peatland Action: What does peatland restoration look like?
- Peatland Action: What are the benefits of peatlands and their role in future farming systems?
Download our leaflets
Branding and social
- Peatland Action brand (including logos) and how to acknowledge support for your project.
- Follow us on Twitter @PeatlandACTION, and don't forget to tag @nature_scot and use our hashtag #PeatlandACTION especially if we've funded your peatland restoration project.
We demonstrate links between peat condition and fisheries, grouse, carbon storage, wildlife, landscapes, human history and so much more.