Forestry and Land Scotland has teamed up with NatureScot to next week (Monday March 13) stage a seminar on how to get involved in peatland restoration work.

The online seminar is part of a series promoting nature-based skills and the opportunities that they open up. Aimed at people interested in getting into the sector or looking for a career change, this talk will provide examples of vocational routes into peatland restoration.

It has been organised to help address the shortage of people with the necessary skills to help Scotland meet its peatland restoration target.

Poul Morten Korndal, a peatland worksite supervisor with Forestry and Land Scotland, said: “Peatland restoration is acknowledged as being a key contributor to Scotland’s Climate Emergency response.