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Habitat management news

By - Roger S K Buisson

A study (Biol Conserv 103: 33-49) by Claire Carvell, of CEH Monks Wood, into the use made by bumblebees of a section of the Salisbury Plain Training Area, Wiltshire, has identified some of the features that bumblebees Bombus look for in grassland. This large expanse of chalk grassland has areas that are extensively grazed by sheep or cattle (mainly during the winter), land reverting from arable to grassland, unmanaged areas and disturbance from military vehicles.

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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