Bowland Fells SSSI peatland restoration

Description of activity: 

Peatland restoration work on the Bowland Fell SSSI units (those which are unfavourable recovering) is ongoing as budgets allow. In the autumn of 2015, EA budget was identified and allocated to Brown Syke, Abbeystead. By the end of March 2016, the works to reseed the already re-profiled bare peat and hags will have been completed. Tender specs produced by National Landscape staff, project managed by LCC staff, reporting to EA by National Landscape staff.

Expected outcomes of activity: 

Recovery of vegetation

Activity date: 
6th October 2015 to 31st March 2016