Peatland Restoration

full range of specialist contract services in peatland restoration.

The skills and expertise that we have developed over the past 20 years of working in Scotland’s most remote landscapes have provided the platform for developing a full range of specialist contract services in peatland restoration.

Our goal is to offer a combination of informed and practical support designed to help our clients to restore some of our most valuable natural environments. We are not believers in one size fits all – and will tailor our solutions and services to meet the specific needs of each project. From initial surveys through building access routes to ditch damming, brash harvesting and heather planting, we are able to deliver tried and tested expertise. Our specialist services include:

Restoration surveys

  • Surveys carried out to assess works for grant applications

Ditch damming and drainage management

  • Ditch Damming including peat, stone, wood and plastic piling dams
  • Gully Blocking
  • Peat Hag/Gully re-profiling
  • Drain Blocking
  • Drain Re-profiling
  • Construction of Peat Bunds in dendritic gully areas
  • Installation of Geojute

Harvesting and planting for bare peat restoration

  • Brash harvesting and spreading
  • Plug Planting (Cotton Grass)
  • Sphagnum harvesting & application
  • Peat Translocation (Acrotelm & Catotelm layers)
  • Racomitrium Lanuginosum harvesting and transplanting
  • Lime spreading and seed/fertilizer application

Contract management

  • Full contract management from project scoping to completion

News Article > Caithness and Sutherland peat bog restoration plan wins £4m