Processes of vegetation change following the hydrological restoration of blanket mire in South West England

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Paul Lunt, Bethan Harry
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Abstracts IPS Jubilee 2018
Peatland Restoration, Blanket mire, vegetation change, hydrological restoration, Sphagnum, peatland restoration, carbon sequestration


This paper presents an assessment of vegetation change in six hydrologically restored blanket mire sites that form the Dartmoor Mires Restoration Project (2010-2018). The project was led by Dartmoor National Park Authority in partnership with Natural England, the Duchy of Cornwall, Dartmoor
Commoners’ Council, the Environment Agency, and South West Water, which provided significant funding under its Upstream Thinking Initiative.
The aim of the Dartmoor Mires Project was to...