We are pleased to announce that the Scottish Government has allocated Peatland ACTION a further £3 m to spend on peatland restoration this year.
Scottish Government news release 9 June 2015 'Climate change action heats up'
See our 'information for applicants' page for†more details.
As lead advisor to the Scottish Government on peatland restoration Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) was allocated £5 million from the Green Stimulus Package between 2012-2015 to spend on:
- restoring and managing peatlands to maintain carbon stores and encourage carbon sequestration restore peatland ecosystem functions;
- enhancing ecosystem resilience to climate change; and
- building peatland restoration capacity and understanding amongst land managers, contractors, advisors and the public.
In order to deliver these objectives, the Peatland ACTION project was born, kick-starting the restoration challenges laid out in Scotland's National Peatland Plan.
Scotland's National Peatland Plan Consultation : working for the future
Information on Peatland Action, Demonstration events, SRDP and contacts.
Short films showing best practice peatland restoration techniques, and further guidance.
Benefits of peatlands to carbon, biodiversity, water, recreation and landscapes.
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