Peat dams in Northern Ireland

Valuing our Peatlands

Following World Peatland’s Day (2nd June), RSPB NI has released findings from its latest study, assessing the economic value of peatland restoration in Northern Ireland.

Two members of RSPB staff monitor depth of peat at a nature reserve

The study

This assessment of peatland habitat in Northern Ireland shows that investing in restoration makes economic sense. The study analysed two restoration projects at Montaighs Moss & Garron Plateau and explored the potential value that could be derived from further restoration.

The infographic below shows the topline findings of the report and the full report can be downloaded below.

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Read the full report

Valuing our Peatlands - Full Report

Valuing our Peatlands - PDF