AIE Request: Peatland Restoration Projects, Misc

Under the AIE Regs to request

Copy of the agreement announced on 20 May, 2021, in which the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Intel Corporation launched a blanket bog restoration project in the Wicklow Mountains National Park (WMNP)

Copies of any baseline studies, including scoping surveys of potential sites for management in WMNP and ecohydrological characterisation of selected sites and restoration planning/design

Copy of pre- restoration monitoring reports to quantify the project’s impact (on vegetation, carbon storage, water levels and any improved water storage capacity in study site)

Associated mapping for the above sites, in shp of similar format

Copy of the co-operation agreement announced 30th June 2022, between Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien TD, and EIB Vice-President Christian Kettel-Thomsen to strengthen cooperation for peatland restoration in Ireland with the European Investment Bank supporting NPWS efforts to accelerate the restoration of peatlands across the country

AIE Request: 4/7/22

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