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
Survey and monitoring
The following second tranche chapters have just been completed in 2005 and added:
Lowland wet grasslands
Lowland wet heathlands
Standing open water
Rivers and streams
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.