Woodland Habitats

Woodland Habitats

by Mark Frater, Helen J. Read
     
 

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Woodland habitats explores the history and ecology of British woodland and explains why they a re such a valuable resource. It examines the wide range of different types of woodland habitats and the typical species that live within them. It offers a practical guide to all the key woodland issues including: *conservation and management * coppicing * grazing in

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Woodland habitats explores the history and ecology of British woodland and explains why they a re such a valuable resource. It examines the wide range of different types of woodland habitats and the typical species that live within them. It offers a practical guide to all the key woodland issues including: *conservation and management * coppicing * grazing in woodlands * fire breaks * recreation * management for game * pasture woodland and commercial forestry Woodland Habitats also includes a guide to notable sites with location maps and illustrations, suggested practical projects and a full glossary of terms.

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Explores the history and ecology of Britain's woodlands and why they are such a valuable resource. Covers habitats, organisms, conservation, management, commercial uses, and recreation. Includes illustrations, species lists, examples of notable sites with location maps, suggested projects, and a glossary. Suitable for students of ecology and interested citizens. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134677702
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/12/2005
Series:
Habitat Guides
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
212
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Helen Read is the site ecologist at Burnham Beeches NNR Buckinghamshire, UK. She is co-author of The Biology of Millipedes (OUP, 1992) and Animals Under Logs and Stones, (Richmond Publishing Co. Ltd, 1996). Mark Frater has a background of forestry before being appointed Site Manager for Burhman Beeches in 1987. He is now a consultant and advisor specialising in woodland management.

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