Peat bog restoration

Our video highlights good practice techniques and management options for peat bog restoration.

View our peat bog restoration video:

This video highlights some of the methods of restoration that Scottish Natural Heritage has used on their National Nature Reserves (NNRs) to restore peatlands in Scotland.

Duration
13:08

The 13-minute video covers:

  • ditch blocking and damming techniques
  • peat depth surveys
  • livestock management on restoration sites
  • woodland management, chiefly regeneration
  • water tables
  • sphagnum mosses and other bog flora and fauna