- 79 History is the key: conservation of Royal Fern at Askham Bog
- 87 Natural reflections
- 88 Comment: How to build the sustainable economy
- 93 Habitat management news
- 95 Oaks in J. G. Strutt’s Sylva Britannica (1826) and their existence in 2023
- 104 Wild story
- 105 Freshwater sponges: our native species and their inhabitants
- 115 Naturally opinionated
- 116 The wildlife and history of Grace Dieu
- 125 Wildlife reports
- 147 Conservation news
- 153 Changing perspectives
- 154 Obituary: Michael Viney
- 155 Book review: Forget Me Not: Finding the Forgotten Species of Climate-change Britain
- 155 Book review: Reflections: What Wildlife Needs and How to Provide it
- 156 Book review: Teesdale’s Special Flora: Places, Plants and People
Articles in this issue
The wildlife and history of Grace DieuStephen Woodward presents some of the highlights from intensive biological recording at Grace Dieu in Charnwood Forest, an unusual rocky outpost in the low-lying agricultural landscape of north-west Leicestershire. Travellers on the M1 motorway through the East Midlands will have noticed a prolonged climb as they approach Loughborough, when a range of hills comes intoSee more
Featuresin this issue
Book review: Teesdale’s Special Flora: Places, Plants and People
View this book on the NHBS website Upper Teesdale is a place blessed by nature with far more than its share of rare species, especially plants. Its surrounding fells are the coldest, highest and probably bleakest places in England. The dale is the meeting place of plants at the limits of their range, north and
Book review: Forget Me Not: Finding the Forgotten Species of Climate-change Britain
View this book on the NHBS website When we think of UK species threatened by climate change, our minds probably conjure up the usual characters, like Puffins or Capercaillies. But there are many others affected as well. Ones that do not come so readily to mind. Luckily, Sophie Pavelle is flying the flag for these
Book review: Reflections: What Wildlife Needs and How to Provide it
View this book on the NHBS website Books about wildlife must tread a perilously thin line these days. How does one deal realistically with the grim reality of relentless, ongoing declines and yet still offer hope for the future? It is not easy, but if anyone is up to the task it is Mark Avery.
November’s conservation news report on the new Biodiversity Net Gain timetable, a staggering rollback of Net Zero policies as announced by the UK Prime Minister, a breach of a Bat Mitigation Licence by a property developer, and much more. Conservation news supplement
November’s wildlife reports describe the remarkable arrival of North American landbirds, including the Bay-breasted Warbler and Magnolia Warbler; the unexpected presence of Roman Snails at RHS Wisley; the arrival of the non-native Okamura’s Pom Pom Weed in Plymouth Sound; the usual update on plants, micro-moths and reptiles and amphibians; an much more.
Habitat management news
November’s habitat management news describes the RSPB’s work to rewet woodlands, with a focus on the most recent project at Blean Woods in Kent. Also covered is a study that investigated how the amount of deadwood over different scales affects the number of lichen species in boreal forests.
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