Peat dam factsheet


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Summary: This factsheet explains what peat dams are, how and why they are used, and their suitability in peatland restoration


Peat dams are impermeable grip or gully blocks that are constructed from the soil itself, and should be a minimum of twice as deep as the original gully width.

File Type: factsheet

Project: moorLIFE2020

Keywords: land management ; gully blocking; peat dam

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