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Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Malcolm Ausden


Habitat management is commonly used to maintain and enhance the biological interest of many areas of semi-natural habitat, where natural processes no longer create suitable conditions for desired species. Habitat restoration and creation is increasingly being used to increase the extent of ecologically important habitats in order to mitigate the impacts of human development. The modification of past management techniques and the introduction of new ones can provide additional benefits. This book describes the range of techniques used to manage land for biodiversity conservation. The opening se ... More

Keywords: semi-natural habitat, habitat restoration, ecology, human development, biodiversity conservation, climate change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780198568728
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Malcolm Ausden, author
Senior Ecologist, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, UK