Mointeach nan Lochan Dubha Peatland Management Scheme
Mointeach nan Lochain Dubha is one of two blanket bog sites on Skye. The bog lies at the headwaters of a number of rivers and burns, and displays a range of linear and rounded pool-patterning.
The vegetation includes a rich cover and variety of Sphagnum, including an abundance of the rare Sphagnum pulchrum, as well as S. fuscum and S. imbricatum.
Project Name: Mointeach nan Lochan Dubha Peatland Management Scheme
Organisation / Lead partner: Scottish Natural Heritage
Location: Skye, Inner Hebrides
Approximate area covered: 600 ha
Conservation Status: Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Peat Habitats: Blanket bog, Lowland heath
Project Type: Management