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17/03/17
Peatland Springs into ACTION

On a beautiful sunny morning in March, Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform in Scotland, officially re-launched the Peatland ACTION project.

 

14/03/17
RSPB Scotland Forsinard Flows need your vote

A project to restore part of the intricate blanket bog at RSPB Scotland Forsinard Flows nature reserve is in the running to receive funding from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA).

 

14/03/17
Scottish Government sets peatlands on route to recovery

The Scottish Government today announced funding of £8 million over the next year to support peatland restoration under the Peatland Action scheme. The announcement was made by Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham on a visit to Scottish Wildlife Trust's Red Moss of Balerno nature reserve in Edinburgh. It follows proposals in Scotland’s draft Climate Change Plan for 250,000 hectares of peatlands to be restored by 2032, by providing a fund that communities and land managers can apply for. 

 

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