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Wetland Restoration Manual

Handbook / ManualOut of Print
The definitive work on wetland restoration, creation and management

By: The Wildlife Trusts' Water Policy Team

660 pages, B/w photos illus, figs, tabs

The Wildlife Trusts

Ringbound | Dec 2005 | #121121 | ISBN: 0902484923
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About this book

The Wildlife Trusts' definitive work on wetland restoration, creation and management, this 16-chapter, 660-page, ring-bound manual contains all the information you will need as a conservation professional to work effectively on wetland projects.

The manual contains guidance on: the background to wetland issues; water-level control; physical works; the main UK wetland habitat types, their protection and restoration; post-industrial land opportunities for wetlands; invasive species; survey and monitoring; and canals.

The following first tranche chapters were produced in 2001:

Introduction to wetlands
The first steps for wetland restoration
Water-level control
Land forming
Reedbeds
Wet woodland
Post-industrial land
Survey and monitoring

The following second tranche chapters have just been completed in 2005 and added:

Fens
Lowland wet grasslands
Bogs
Lowland wet heathlands
Standing open water
Rivers and streams
Invasive species
Canals

Developed by The Wildlife Trusts with partners across the UK, the manual gives clear guidance based on expert advice, using real-life case studies to demonstrate cases of good practice. The Manual was generously funded through Biffaward, Severn Trent Water and The Waterways Trust.


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