International activities on Sphagnum farming

Sphagnum farming Workshop 2011 in KanadaSphagnum farming is an expanding research field with relevance for the protection of peatlands and climate. Activities aiming at the establishment and the utilisation of Sphagnum and the restoration of degraded bogs. This website provides a platform to present short information on Sphagnum related research and experience and to link people involved. A short questionnaire may be downloaded here.

Contact: sphagnum(at)

To initiate the international exchange of research findings and practical experience there was a first Sphagnum farming workshop held in Bremen in 2005 with 31 participants from Canada and five European countries.
The exchange continued in a second workshop in Shippagan (New Brunswick, Canada) in 2011 with 21 persons participating. PDF (S. 42-44)