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Peatland Action

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' external site

See our information for applicants page for†details of how to apply.

As lead advisor to the Scottish Government on peatland restoration Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) was allocated £5 million from the Green Stimulus Package external site between 2012-2015 to spend on:

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.

 (Blanket bog) (Lorne Gill) - Blanket bog,. © Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458541 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

National Peatland Plan

Scotland's National Peatland Plan Consultation : working for the future

Volunteers blocking a ditch on the edge of the raised bog at Flanders Moss NNR. ©Ian White/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458541 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Information for applicants

Information on Peatland Action, Events, SRDP and contacts.

Blanket bog at Claish Moss NNR, Ardnamurchan. © Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction fees contact the Scottish Natural Heritage image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Peatland action videos

Restoration technique films detailing key information and demonstrating best practice.

Bog Cotton. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel: 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Why are healthy peatlands important?

Benefits of peatlands to carbon, biodiversity, water, recreation and landscapes.



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