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CSPMA Preservation and Reclamation Policy




The Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association’s Preservation and Reclamation Policy sets out procedures for opening a bog, harvesting a bog and closing a bog. It calls for the:

  • identification of bogs for preservation through environmental assessment
  • use of careful harvesting techniques to facilitate restoration
  • return of harvested bogs to functioning wetlands

Additional Information:

Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut

Submitted by: WetlandNetwork

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