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Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

Brown Beak-sedge, Rhynchospora fusca, is a nationally scarce plant in Britain, found on acidic mires and wet heaths. Its distribution is disjunct, with records from a cluster of sites in southern England, scattered sites in west Scotland and four sites in Wales. At two of the Welsh sites (Crymlyn Bog and Tregaron Bog) it is presumed extinct.

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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