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Habitat management news

By - Roger S K Buisson

The general wisdom in Britain is that deadwood, be it trunks or limbs, removed or fallen from trees should not be left in full sun if the aim is to maximise its value to invertebrates. As a result, site managers are generally advised to move deadwood into shade. It might be expected, though, that under natural conditions large deadwood newly created by major splits and collapses of trees would, in the short term, be very likely to end up in sunny, exposed situations.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist