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Scotland's National Peatland Plan Consultation - Notice of Consultation

The National Peatland Plan Consultation document launched today 6 June 2014 and sets out our proposals, and poses some questions on Scotland’s Peatlands.

It has been informed by contributions from Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Government, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Forestry Commission Scotland, Historic Scotland, Scottish Crofting Federation, Scottish Land & Estates, South Lanarkshire Council, Scotland’s Moorland Forum, James Hutton Institute, COSLA, RSPB, Scottish Wildlife Trust, and IUCN UK.

We want to hear your views on Scotland’s peatlands, and what we can do for them.  By commenting on Scotland’s National Peatland Plan you can influence the future of these special habitats and how they contribute to so many aspects of life in Scotland.

To obtain your digital copy of the full Consultation Document, Commissioned Reports and Respondee Forms, visit

The period of consultation will run from 6 June – 12 September  2014.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Should you require the consultation document in paper format please contact
Morag Elliott
Scottish Natural Heritage
Tel: 01463 725325 or email:
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