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A team of people planting sphagnam moss on a Yorkshire moorland


ELMS have built a reputation for providing considered solutions suitable for the most sensitive of sites.

Land Management Specialists

Our team have experience across a multitude of habitat types, iconic and vital to our natural environment, be it Scrub Control in the Peak District, Natural Flood Management (NFM) across Derbyshire, Cell Bunding on Bodmin Moor, Invasive Species Control on the River Calder and Gully Blocking in West Yorkshire.


We have also Halo-Thinned around Sherwood forests Ancient Oaks, planted Sphagnum around the historic landscape of Ilkley Moor and protected neolithic trackways on the Humberhead Levels.

Your project goals are met with the utmost of care and efficiency when you choose to work with our us.

Halo Thinning of ancient oak trees in Sherwood Forest
Installation of Coir Rolls on Yorkshire peat moorland to reduce peat erosion

Peatland Restoration

ELMS specialise in peatland restoration techniques, from planting moss and vascular plants, hydrological measures such as gully and grip blocking, to bare peat stabilisation and reseeding.


With our specialist low ground pressure equipment, experienced operators and historic work across the countries peatland partnerships from Cornwall to Northumberland, we can deliver a series of measures that help to restore these sensitive habitats and encourage them back to favourable condition.

Vegetation Management

ELMS provide services to manage vegetation, be that using machines, the hands of our skilled operators or where necessary, chemical.


We are experienced in scrub clearance, INNS and Woodland thinning to improve condition, contact us to discuss the options available to you.

A mechanised bobcat multches invasive Rhododendron in a Derbyshire woodland
Invasive rhododendron is burnt after manual motorised clearance of a lowland peat bog on Duddon Moss in Cumbria

Invasive Species (INNS)

ELMS have experience in large scale treatment of invasive non-native species.

We can survey and advise on invasive species as well as implement motor and manual control measures.

Get in touch

Do you have a project that could require ELMS Ltd's commitment to nature's recovery?

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