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Habitat management news

By - John Day

Braken control for volunteers on small conservation sites. For centuries, the harvesting of Bracken Pteridium aquilinum primarily for bedding and thatch acted to suppress its spread. The cessation for decades of this traditional management, exacerbated it is thought by the effects of climate change, has seen a rapid expansion in bracken cover. With few exceptions, Bracken encroachment is generally percieved to be detrimental to biodiversity as well as a number of land uses including agriculture, forestry, archaeology, recreation and water catchment quality.

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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