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Argyll and Bute Council

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… with the Council on multiple projects and share a number of common objectives around people in nature. ACT’s Woodland Enterprise is an innovative new venture supporting biodiversity improvements, carbon sequestration, and community access to and involvement with Argyll’s woodlands. Agreements between ACT, Argyll and Bute Council and SSEN have been reached to deliver over 30 hectares of native tree…

… and has a team that focuses on protecting and restoring peatland in designated conservation sites. As part of the CANN project, ACT is focusing on removing non-native invasive species that are encroaching on to protected peatland. Species such as rhododendron ponticum dry out the wet bog conditions needed for peat, halting the carbon sequestration process, and even releasing stored carbon…

… back into the atmosphere. ACT is engaged with landowners and contractors to treat almost 150 ha of rhododendron across Islay and Colonsay in an effort to improve the condition of these protected sites, increasing their ability to sequester carbon. This includes developing conservation action plans and training courses, local people are being equipped to continue to combat rhododendron…


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