Tags - Peatland

Fact-finding visit for rural minister to Scottish estate


9 Mar 2020

An East Lothian estate holding a prestigious wildlife and conservation accreditation has welcomed Scotland’s Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment to the estate to learn more about...

Bog Day Blog

Blog Post

23 Jul 2019

As it’s International Bog Day on Sunday 28 July this week’s blog showcases the work Peatland ACTION have been undertaking to restore the peatlands within Scotland’s oldest National Park.


Lowland Raised Bog Restoration Project – Rosebery Estate

HIH Case Study

4 Jul 2019

Last winter a partnership project between Rosebery Estate, Tweed Forum, Peatland ACTION/Scottish Natural Heritage & Butterfly Conservation Scotland was carried out, with the view to restoring three...

Big or small, let's celebrate rural Scotland

Blog Post

11 Jun 2019

Do you know a farm, rural business or estate who are doing things a little different, taking a new approach and helping their local community thrive? 

Has a local estate, farm or rural business...

The Link Between Peat and Fish

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2018

An interesting project is taking place at Dryhope Farm on the Philiphaugh Estate in the Scottish Borders; linking upland peatland restoration with the salmon fishing on the River Tweed, from catchment...

Peatland Restoration at Farr Estate

HIH Case Study

24 Jul 2018

Many Scottish Estates are at the forefront of major Peatland restoration projects up in the Scottish Highlands. The aim of peatland restoration is to enable carbon sequestration, habitat improvement...

Peatland Restoration in Aberdeenshire

HIH Case Study

7 Apr 2017

Edinglassie estate

Edinglassie estate is located to the west of Huntly in rural Aberdeenshire. The 4,600 acres, owned by the Hay family, are managed as a traditional mixed use upland estate. Around...

Dundreich Plateau Peatland Restoration Project

HIH Case Study

7 Mar 2016

The Moorfoot Hills project demonstrates how peatland restoration efforts can help build greater resilience to climate change impacts through the delivery of multiple ecosystem benefits, including...

The Cairngorms Peatland Restoration Project

HIH Case Study

1 Feb 2016

A scheme that fostered a partnership between a public body and private estates to restore peatland at one of the highest sites in the UK has won an innovation award at the RSPB Scotland Nature of...

Golden Plover Award

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2015

Mark Nicolson, an owner of Mar Estate, was delighted to recently receive the prestigious Golden Plover award. The Golden Plover Award for Moorland Management is presented jointly by The Heather Trust...