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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 30.5 June 2019

Habitat fragmentation and the New Forest

By - Clive Chatters, Catherine McGuire

The New Forest remains the most extensive heathland landscape in Britain, but it has nevertheless suffered greatly from habitat degradation over recent centuries. Clive Chatters and Catherine McGuire review the pattern of habitat fragmentation in the Forest from the 19th century to the present day, and examine how this has affected wildlife.

The New Forest is rightly celebrated as the largest and most complete of England’s heathland landscapes. The Forest is not now, nor has it ever been, immune to change.

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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