Waun Fignen Felen Bog Restoration

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The Waun Fignen Felen bog restoration project helps to protect and restore bare and damaged peat and to improve water quality. Upland bogs store atmospheric carbon taken in by green plants and transferred into bog peat, reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. These bogs and wetlands can supply drinking water and support small scale hydro-electricity generation.

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Aerial photographs of Waun Fignen Felen: July 2009 (before restoration) and February 2012 (after).

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The change in condition of the bog is clear in these before and after images.