Peatland Ecology Research Group (PERG)
Université Laval
 
Experimental sites
 
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QUEBEC PROVINCE:

1: Saint-Bonaventure (Fafard & Frères ltée)

  • Experimental plantation of trees and berry shrubs on residual peatlands.

2: Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse (Nirom Peat Moss)

  • Long-term monitoring to assess the restoration success.
  • Experiment on fertilization in peatland restoration.
  • Project on the effects of climate change on peatland ecosystems.

3: Rivière-du-Loup peatland : Chemin-du-Lac and Verbois (Premier Horticulture)

  • Long-term monitoring to assess the restoration success.
  • Restoration projects of fen and ponds.

4: Rivière-du-Loup peatland : Saint-Modeste (Berger Peat Moss)

  • Long-term monitoring to assess the restoration success.
  • Fen restoration project.

5: Cacouna (Premier Horticulture)

  • Restoration by rewetting of a block-cut peatland.

6: Bois-des-Bel (BDB)

  • BDB field station - Evaluation of restoration success by assessing the long-term evolution of the vegetation and other ecosystemic functions.

7: Sainte-Marguerite-Marie (Fafard & Frères ltée)

  • Long-term monitoring to assess the restoration success.
  • Experiments on aspects of fertilisation in peatland restoration.
  • Projects on Sphagnum dynamics during establishment.

8: Pointe-Lebel (Premier Horticulture and Berger Peat Moss)

  • Experiments on cloudberry production in natural and cut-over peatlands.

9: Bic - St-Fabien (Bic National Parc and other private owners)

MARITIME PROVINCES :

10: Kent (Fafard Peat Moss)

  • Long-term monitoring to assess the restoration success.

11: Pointe-Sapin (ASB Greenworld Ltd.)

  • Spruce and larch plantation on cut-over peatlands.
  • Amphibian movements and reproduction in cut-over bogs.

12: Baie-Ste-Anne and Bay-du-Vin (Berger Peat Moss)

  • Spruce and larch plantation on cut-over peatlands.
  • Long-term monitoring to assess the restoration success.

13: Shippagan  (SunGro Horticulture and Terres de la couronne)

14: Maisonnette (Sun Gro Horticulture inc.)

  • Experiments on aspects of fertilisation in peatland restoration.
  • Long-term monitoring to assess the restoration success.
  • Biology of invasive species (Betula sp.).

15: Pokesudie (Sun Gro Horticulture inc.)

  • Reclamation and restoration of a peatland affected by sea flooding.

16: Inkerman-Ferry (Fafard Peat Moss)

  • Long-term monitoring to assess the restoration success.
  • Biology of invasive species (Eriophorum sp. and Betula sp.).

17: Coteau-Road (Acadian Peat Moss)

  • Experiments on cloudberry production.
  • Experiments on restoration of lagg habitats.

18: Lamèque-Portage (Sun Gro Horticulture inc)

  • Experiment on the potential of cultivated Sphagnum for restoration.
  • Experiments on restoration of lagg habitats. 

PRAIRIE PROVINCES:

19: Evansburg (Sun Gro Horticulture inc)

  • Experiments on wet meadow restoration. 

20: Paxson bog (Premier Horticulture)

  • Experiments on restoration of lagg habitats. 
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