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Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

Many of our rarest and most attractive insects utilise deadwood habitats during some stage of their lives (see BW 7:26-37 for a discussion and photos). Some of these species are threatened not only because there is a shortage of dead wood but because they have poor dispersal abilities and need a continuous supply in the same locality.

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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