Forestry and Land Scotland’s peatland restoration programme is increasing in scale. To date, we have undertaken restoration work on 8,552 hectares of degraded peatland habitat, 1,000 hectares of restoration per annum. By 2025 we expect to be restoring some 3,000 hectares annually, to prevent emissions, capture carbon and create new valuable habitats for threatened peatland wildlife in the process. The Peatland Restoration team is growing to meet the ambitions of our commitment. The National Planning and Environment team has 6 staff that support overall programme management & delivery, GIS functions, and technical advice. Within the Regions there are a total of 9 staff dedicated across Scotland to delivery of peatland restoration work, through project development to works supervisi

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