Glencoe - © Dennis Hardley
Butterfly Conservation Scotland's bog squad is a team of volunteers that restore lowland raised bogs on sites from Ayr to Fife in collaboration with partner organisations and landowners.
Our restoration work is aimed at re-wetting bogs, so that natural flora & fauna can thrive and peat formation can take place again in the future.
We dam ditches, remove scrub and pull pine seedlings. We also carry out some monitoring of butterflies & moths.
Our work is hugely satisfying and takes us to bogs across the Central Belt, hidden gems, in a landscape dominated by agriculture and urban settlements. Bogs are uplifting places with wide-open views. They are havens of peace and quiet, with entire microcosms of fascinating plants and animals to explore.
Come and see for yourself and join a bog squad work party. More information can be found on our blog.
This page was last updated on 03 Oct 2016
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