What a difference a year (and a bit) makes...

Bundorragha recovery

Mary McAndrew was out in the Bundorragha this week to assess our pilot blanket bog restoration site in the catchment to see what effects the removal of sheep grazing was having on this blanket bog. 

The pictures say it all... the surface of the bog has mostly recovered and revegetated and bare peat areas significantly reduced in extent. Bare peat areas are liable to erosion during wet weather which can result in peat silt being washed into the river where Freshwater Pearl Mussel occur. It looks like this threat has been significantly reduced from this site thanks to the help from local farmers.

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