British Wildlife 15.4 April 2004

The burning of uplands and its effect on wildlife

A large moorland fire can be an alarming sight, and no less so after it is out, when all that remains is charred vegetation, dusty ash and often an apprently devasted landscape. It is not surprising, therefore, that many people question the wisdom of deliberately burning our uplands for management purposes. 

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