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Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

In many areas Juniper, Juniperus communis, fails to regenerate. For example, until recently, the youngest specimens at Teesdale NNR were estimated at over 50 years old. The warden, Ian Findlay, discovered from talking to an old resident that in the past Juniper was sometimes cut and used for firewood, or as bases of hay ricks or even as a substitute for barbed wire along the tops of stone walls.

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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