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Habitat management news

By - John Day

Once widespread throughout England and Wales, flower-rich lowland floodplain meadows have decreased considerably in their distribution. Their extent in the UK is now estimated to be less than 1,500ha. They are now classified throughout Europe as being of high conservation importance. The declines are, in part, a result of agricultural intensification, although urbanisation, gravel extraction and changes in water tables have also taken their toll."

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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