British Wildlife 06.2 December 1994

Habitat management news

On the Isle of Wight, goats are being used as one of several management tools in creating and maintaining tools in creating and maintaining suitable breeding habitat for the Reddish Buff moth, Acosmetia caliginosa, under the auspices of English Nature's Species Recovery Programme. Areas of former heathland which have become invaded with Blackthorn, Prunus spinosa, scrub are being restored by clearance.

Comment: Conservation on the Global Stage – The Habitats Directive, the Biodiversity Convention and the UK Twitcher in the Swamp
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