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Peatland Ecology Research Group: Ecology, Restoration & Environmental Impact

Dr Line Rochefort in peat bogIn the last issue of the Sun Gro’er we reported on the little known “secret” concerning peat bog restoration under the direction of Dr. Line Rochefort. But the “rest of the story” is the work being conducted by the Peatland Ecology Research Group (PERG) centered at the University of Laval in Quebec, Canada. This group is a network of world-class researchers working on various aspects of sphagnum peatland ecology, restoration and environmental impact with the main objective to develop a knowledge base that would contribute to the responsible management of Canadian peatlands. Again, this function is supported from Canadian governmental agencies and also the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association (CSPMA). –Rick Vetanovetz
Read More in The Sun Gro’er Issue 7/2 (2012)