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Peatland Restoration in the Shetlands

Where is the link between aquaculture and blanket bog in Shetland? Well, about half of Shetland is covered in peat (although Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has estimated that 70% of Shetland’s blanket bog is damaged). Meanwhile, the fishing industry is Shetland’s biggest sector with about 25,000 tonnes of farmed salmon produced each year.


Restoration update from Scottish Power Renewables

Scottish Power Renewables has been trialling various methods of peatland restoration on their windfarm sites. Here they update us on two techniques showing some success.


Peatland lookout tower scoops top architectural award

The Peatlands Partnership’s Flow Country viewing tower at Forsinard in Sutherland wins at RIAS centenary celebration.


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