This article was originally published on Water Briefing.

“The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs has announced details of a £10 million grant scheme to restore England’s iconic peatlands which has been launched by the Government today – the peatlands provide 70 per cent of drinking water.

The £10 million will be available for wildlife trust and charity projects to re-wet mosses, bring back missing plants and restore a thriving habitat to peatlands across the country. This is in addition to the £4 million Defra has already allocated to existing Natural England peatland restoration schemes in England…”

Read on at: Water Briefing.