Where the soil is deep it is usually pure acidic peat. Peat was, and is, a local source of fuel, and it is recognised and . defined as ‘carbon-rich soil’ and a natural heritage feature of national importance. The significance of this for Moidart is included in the data sets of peatland habitats prepared by prepared by SNH. Along with the Slatach Hydropower site, a programme of peatland restoration is planned for a suitable are in Glen Aladale that will form a part if Glenaladale’s climate change strategy.
Date 27 Feb, 2018