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Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

Substantial areas of grassland generally surround the runways on airfields and airports. Unfortunately, the birds attracted to these grasslands create a serious risk of bird strikes to aircraft. A common response to this problem has been to encourage the growth of long grass (15-20cm) by the application of fertiliser in spring, and frequent topping throughout the year.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

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Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

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