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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 11.1 October 1999

The nature conservation importance of dung

By - Jonathan Cox

The value of dead and rotting wood within woodland ecosystems is now generally appriciated as providing habitat for a rich diversity of wildlife ranging from fungi and mosses to many insects, birds and mammals. Woodland and forestry management to conserve dead-wood habitat is a common feature of woodland management plans and is specifically identified by the Forestry Authority as a feature to be conserved within woods managed through the Woodland Grant Scheme.

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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