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Habitat Creation and Repair

Handbook / Manual
By: Oliver L Gilbert and Penny Anderson
288 pages, 33 b/w photos, 39 line illus, tabs, maps
Habitat Creation and Repair
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  • Habitat Creation and Repair ISBN: 9780198549666 Paperback Apr 1998 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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  • Habitat Creation and Repair ISBN: 9780198549673 Hardback Dec 1998 Out of Print #70665
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About this book

Complete guide to habitat creation and repair from the ethics and principles to the practical detail of designing habitats for wildlife. With chapters spanning all the major types of habitat to be found in the UK, the book gives advice on deciding when habitat creation is the correct path to follow, and then covers all steps from site survey through to the final design and actual realization of the scheme. For each habitat the options are described, problems and solutions most likely to be encountered listed, and examples of good and bad habitat creation explained.

Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Designing new habitats; 3. Promoting natural succession; 4. Grasslands; 5. Woodland, scrub, and hedgerows; 6. Heath and moor; 7. Montane and submontane habitats; 8. The coast; 9. Farmland; 10. Wetlands; 11. Getting it right; References; Glossary; Index

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Handbook / Manual
By: Oliver L Gilbert and Penny Anderson
288 pages, 33 b/w photos, 39 line illus, tabs, maps
Media reviews


"This potentially useful book describes how to work with soils, seeds, plants, animals, existing vegetation, machinery, and people so that conservation goals are satisfied. It does not advocate an end to human impacts, but it provides a candid treatment of how derelict lands can be mended with limited time, money, and materials. Although [this book] draws primarily on examples from the United Kingdom, ecologists, environmental consultants, wildlife biologists, landscape architects, and others based in the United States should add this book to their libraries for two reasons. First, it presents some new and interesting twists on landscape planning and design. . . . Second, it frames a philosophy of resource management that is distinct from the prevailing conservation ethic in the United States. In short, US readers will get some fresh perspectives that could potentially work their way into the management of anthropic systems."--BioScience
"The authors reinforce important principl

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