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Restoration of Peat Bogs – Canadian Ingenuity at its Best

Peat and handMany horticulturists have little knowledge about the way that peat is harvested and even less about how peat bogs are restored after harvesting has ceased. For years the Canadian peat moss industry has supported and promoted the study of peat ecosystems and best-management procedures to restore a harvested peat bog back to a functioning peatland.  Since 1992, A little-known secret has been taking shape under the direction of Dr. Line Rochefort, the Industrial Chair for Peatland Management and founded the Peatland Ecology Research Group (PERG) at the University of Laval in Quebec, Canada. –Rick Vetanovetz
Read More in The Sun Gro’er Issue 7/1 (2012)
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