Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration
These are raised bogs where there has been disruption (usually anthropogenic) to the natural hydrology of the peat body, leading to surface desiccation and/or species change or loss. Vegetation on these sites usually contains species typical of active raised bog as the main component, but the relative abundance of individual species is different. Sites judged to be still capable of natural regeneration will include those areas where the hydrology can be repaired and where, with appropriate rehabilitation management, there is a reasonable expectation of re-establishing vegetation with peat-forming capability within 30 years.
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 7120)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Alpine - Bad|
|Atlantic - Bad|
|Boreal - Bad|
|Continental - Bad|
|Macaronesian - Good|
|Habitat type||Not priority|
|Natura 2000 sites||837 are designated for this habitat type|
EU conservation status
Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.