In this issue
Conservation of Breeding Black-tailed Godwits – Rewilding and Forestry – Progress Towards 30×30 – Yardley Chase Training Area – The Range of Beech in Britain: Lessons from the Quaternary
- 235 Ecology and conservation of breeding Black-tailed Godwits in the UK
- 246 Natural reflections
- 247 Is rewilding relevant to contemporary forest policy?
- 254 Habitat management news
- 256 Progress towards 30×30
- 259 Wild story
- 260 Yardley Chase Training Area, Northamptonshire: a hidden gem
- 270 Letter from Caledonia
- 271 The range of Beech in Britain: lessons from the Quaternary
- 279 How to be wild
- 280 Wildlife reports
- 304 Conservation news
- 309 Twitcher in the swamp
- 310 Book review: The Flow: Rivers, Waters and Wildness
Articles in this issue
The range of Beech in Britain: lessons from the Quaternary‘Many ecologists and conservationists, but interestingly not foresters, were blinded for many years by the concept of vegetation as a stable climax.’ (Peterken 1996) Unfortunately, more than 25 years after Peterken published those words, it seems that a level of myopia persists. Identification books and other texts often define ranges for plant species. These rangesSee more
Yardley Chase Training Area, Northamptonshire: a hidden gemSee more
Progress towards 30×30See more
Is rewilding relevant to contemporary forest policy?See more
Ecology and conservation of breeding Black-tailed Godwits in the UKSee more
Columns in this issue
Featuresin this issue
Book review: The Flow: Rivers, Waters and Wildness
The Flow is an exploration of moving water, and the wildlife and people that make use of it: the varied springs, streams and rivers that are found across Britain. We walk the banks, glide across the surface (in the author’s beloved kayak), push through the water itself and enter the hidden depths below. Either by
Conservation news discusses the efforts to eradicate Mink in East Anglia, the updated Scottish Biodiversity Strategy, the Boothby Wildland rewilding project, and much more.
February’s wildlife reports highlight a new species of slime mould split from the bright orange Trichia decipiens, a rare sighting of a blue-phase male Lesser Emperor dragonfly, the discovery of the Greater White-toothed Shrew in Britain, the usual updates on butterflies, sawflies, molluscs, and much more.
Habitat management news
Habitat management news discusses a study based in the Teutoburger Wald, in north-west Germany, that investigated the extent to which wild Fallow Deer contribute to the maintenance of semi-natural calcareous grasslands. The findings of a study exploring the role of five different major semi-natural habitat types in supporting communities of wild bees in agricultural landscapes
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