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Reptile Habitat Management Handbook

Handbook / Manual
Important new herpetofauna resource manual

By: Paul Edgar, Jim Foster and John Baker

78 pages, col photos, tabs

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust

Paperback | Dec 2010 | #190482 | ISBN-13: 9780956671707
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€15 approx

About this book

This handbook brings together habitat management advice for all native UK reptiles. The half dozen species here have experienced population declines, and are now all Biodiversity Action Plan priorities.

The book is aimed at site managers, and those who advise on management. It gives advice for a range of settings, from dedicated nature reserves to farmland and includes a useful appendix of Environmental Stewardship options. The text is backed up by full colour photos showing typical habitat examples and species behaviour and will appeal to anyone interested in the herpetofauna of the UK and Europe.


Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Reptiles of Great Britain
Chapter 3: Conservation of British Reptiles
Chapter 4: Habitat Requirements
Chapter 5: Principles and Planning
Chapter 6: Resolving Management Conflicts
Chapter 7: Habitat Management Methods
Chapter 8: Habitat Restoration and Re-creation
Chapter 9: Creating Reptile Habitat Features
Chapter 10: Opportunities for Reptiles and Specific Land Use Regimes
Chapter 11: Species Management
Chapter 12. Reptiles and People
Chapter 13. Survey and Monitoring
Chapter 14: Sources of Information and Advice
Chapter 15: References and Further Reading
Appendix: Environmental Stewardship Options

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