British Wildlife 08.4 April 1997

Habitat management news

The Pennines Dales ESA was established to maintain traditional farm landscapes, especially upland hay meadows with their distinctive submontane Anthoxanthum odoratum – Geranium sylvaticum community, the closest approach in Britain to Apline and Scandinavian meadows. These meadows had been adversely affected by a switch from traditional hay cropping to silage production, involving applications of inorganic fertiliser and earlier cutting.

The Private Lives of British Ladybirds Reserve Focus – Roudsea Wood and Mosses NNR, Cumbria
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