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Habitat management news

By - John Day

Restoration of moth abundance in re-created species-rich grassland. Calcareous grassland, a European priority habitat, is noted for its diverse botanic and invertebrate interest, but has declined considerably in extent as a result of changes in land use. A recent paper, published in Biological Conservation, assesses the way in which moth abundance and the number of moth species are affected by the restoration of species-rich semi-natural grassland from intensively farmed arable fields, and compares moth populations in restored habitats with those of existing semi-natural chalk-grassland systems. 

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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