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National Raised Bog SAC Management Plan - Proposed Approach

Date Released: 17 September 2012

Earlier this year, following the Peatland Forum, convened by the Government, Judge Quirke recommended the development of National Raised Bog SAC Management Plan.

Subsequently, Dáil Éireann unanimously supported the recommendation for a national plan to be put in place forIreland’s protected raised bogs.

The Department has now released an outline document detailing the proposed approach to the development of this National Plan.

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