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Habitat management news

By - John Day

Cutting sea-wall grassland for bumblebees. There are more than 2,000km of sea-wall flood defence in England and Wales, 450km of which are in Essex. Sea walls are managed so as to produce a short sward in order to allow inspection, to provide resistance to erosion and to prevent the development of scrub, which might encourage burrowing animals. Flood defences can support diverse assemblages of bumblebees, including rarities such as the Moss Carder-bee Bombus muscorum, a UK species of principal importance.

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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