Peatland Ecology Research Group 

Our mission: to develop knowledge about peatlands and wetlands, and their ecological restoration in an effort to guide society's choices regarding their responsible management through education and research.

The Peatland Ecology Research Group

Founded in 1992 by Line Rochefort, the PERG is the result of collaboration between the academic scientific community, the Canadian horticultural peat industry and federal and provincial government agencies. All these stakeholders are committed to the objective of integrated and sustainable management of peatlands in Canada.

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From October 2021 to January 2022, PhD student Talal Asif (U. Laval) conducted a research internship with Professor Chris Freeman (his...

The proposed theme of the conference for 2023 is “From Reclaiming to Restoring and Rewilding”


The Bois-des-Bel research station (QC), 16 years after its restoration. M.-C. LeBlanc
© Marie-Claire LeBlancSt-Fabien-sur-Mer peatland (QC), 2 years after its restoration. M.-C. LeBlanc
Restored moss carpet. M.-C. LeBlanc
Large-scale fen restoration in Manitoba. M.-C. LeBlanc