Peatland Restoration – how, what, why and when?

Friday 28 April 2017, Auchlyne & Suie Estate, Auchlyne, Killin, Perthshire FK21 8RG, 10.00 – 15.00
A Scottish Land & Estates’ Central Region Walk & Talk event in partnership with IUCN UK Peatland Programme and Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park
10.00 – 10.30 Meet at Barncroft House, Auchlyne, Killin, Perthshire FK21, 8RG 
Tea & Coffee
10.30 – 10.35 Welcome & Introduction
Emma Paterson
10.35 –11.00 Auchlyne and Suie Estate Peatland Project 
An overview from Harriet Donald / Ewan Campbell on the Auchlyne and Suie peatland restoration project.
11.00 – 11.20 Emma Goodyer and Jillian Hoy, IUCN UK Peatland Project
Funding and support available for restoration projects now 
11.20 – 13.30 Site Visit: 4x4 vehicle sharing required to travel on hill road for site visit. Small amount of hill walking will be required to site. An argo can be made available for use by those with limited mobility.  
On site Emma Goodyer of IUCN UK and Site Contractor Andrew Coleman will guide us through assessing the condition of peatland and some of the main features of the restoration project. Tracks Ecology will also have a drone on site to carry out 3D mapping.
There will be open discussion and advice on how to plan your own project.
14.00 Soup and Sandwiches at Barncroft and Close.
Please note numbers are limited to 18 for this event – please book early to avoid disappointment.
Please contact Rachael Wright to book a place This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 07739880392 to register your interest.                                                                                           
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