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Peatland ACTION - Project resources

 

 

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 ACTION - Ditch blocking video

Duration
03:38

A short video explaining the techniques for ditch blocking on peatlands.

 

Restoration guidance

 

Managing peatlands in the long term


Training

Peatland ACTION offers training in methods of peatland restoration techniques used throughout the UK. These two day events - lead by the Crichton Carbon Centre - are 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.

Dates:

  • Perth - Autumn 2019 date TBC
  • Highlands - Autumn 2019 date TBC

Interested? Register for future events

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

Download our leaflets

Branding and social

Social media

We are on the telly!

Did you spot our #PeatlandACTION team and the beautiful Isle of Lewis Peatlands on #STVWeatherShow on Friday 15 February? If you missed it or want to give it another watch an extended edition is now available on the @WeAreSTV Player https://player.stv.tv/summary/weather-show

 

Case studies

We demonstrate links between peat condition and fisheries, grouse, carbon storage, wildlife, landscapes, human history and so much more. 

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