The magazine for the modern naturalist About Contact Back issues Shop Help Subscribe

"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

Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

Vegetation development on ex-arable land within Castle Hill National Nature Reserve on the South Downs is considered in a recent paper by Hutchings & booth from the University of Sussex (Journal of Applied Ecology 33:1171-1181). They studied grassland developing in an area of valley-bottom farmland that had not been cultivated for ten years and compared it with ancient chalk grassland on the adjacent slopes.

Buy this issue Subscribe now
More from 'BW 8.5 - June 1997 '

"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