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Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

In a recent article (Views 24:16), P K Jackson in collaboration with K Hearn, S Evans and National Trust volunteers showed how different grazing regimes applied over a long period can produce different chalk-grassland communities according to the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). Sites at the National Trust property of Fontwel and Melbury Downs (Wiltshire) were selected to be as similar as possible in all respects except grazing history.

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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