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Managing Habitats for Conservation By Edited by William J. Sutherland

Managing Habitats for Conservation
by Edited by William J. Sutherland

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To maximise our conservation and wildlife resources, we must ensure that existing sites are managed in the best possible way. This book provides a habitat by habitat guide to conservation management combining good science with practical experience. It is a must for students and practitioners of ecology and land management.
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Managing Habitats for Conservation by Edited by William J. Sutherland

As it becomes ever more expensive to purchase land for conservation purposes, it is becoming increasingly important both to manage existing sites properly, and to create new habitats. This comprehensive volume provides a pragmatic, habitat by habitat guide to conservation management, in which the prescriptions and methods are based upon sound science coupled with practical experience. For each habitat, the book guides the reader through the options and solutions, shows the problems to look out for, and gives good and bad examples of habitat management in the past. This will be a must for all practising ecologists, land managers, wardens, landscape architects and conservationists, and will provide a valuable reference for students of ecology, conservation and environmental science.

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Managing Habitats for Conservation Reviews

'This book should be on every land-manager's bookshelf (and mostly off it) ...' Franklyn Perring, British Birds

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and principles of ecological management W. Sutherland; 2. Site management planning G. Hirons, G. Thomas and B. Goldsmith; 3. Access J. Vickery; 4. Coasts and estuaries C. Frid and P. Evans; 5. Rivers, canals and dykes N. Holmes and R. Hanbury; 6. Waterbodies J. Andrew; 7. Reedbeds, bogs and fens N. Burgess, D. Ward, R. Hobbs and D. Bellamy; 8. Grasslands M. Ausden and J. Treweek; 9. Farmland D. Hill, J. Andrews, N. Sotherton and J. Hawkins; 10. Lowland heaths P. Dolman and R. Land; 11. Upland moors and heaths D.Thompson, A. Macdonald and P. Hudson; 12. Woodlands G. Peterken and R. Fuller; 13. Urban areas C. Baines; Appendix; Index.

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Managing Habitats for Conservation by Edited by William J. Sutherland
Edited by William J. Sutherland
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Cambridge University Press
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