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Peatland Action

WHAT IS PEATLAND ACTION?
As lead advisor to the Scottish Government on peatland restoration Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) was allocated a further £5 million from the Green Stimulus Package external site   for spend in 2014/15. This is in addition to the £1.7 million received in 2012. SNH has made excellent progress in delivery of the project - re-named 'Peatland Action' - which aims to:

Scottish Natural Heritage is administering Peatland Action project funding with the aim of storing and sequestering carbon through the restoration of peatland. The project contributes to the objectives of Scotland's National Peatland Plan , currently under consultation led by Scottish Natural Heritage with a wide group of stakeholders.

 (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

Further information for applicants

Bog Cotton. ©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

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