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Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

There is considerable interest in attempting to restore heathland vegetation on lowland sites to reverse some of the extensive loss of this habitat. Pywell, Webb & Putwain tested a range of methods on an area of South Middlebere Heath, Dorset (Journal of Applied Ecology 32:400-411). This site was converted from heathland to farmland in the early 1960s but has been left unmanaged since about 1986.

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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