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Habitat management for conservation : a handbook of techniques

Author: Malcolm Ausden
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Techniques in ecology and conservation series.
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"This practical handbook describes the range of techniques used to manage land for biodiversity conservation. The opening sections discuss the general principles of habitat management, including decision-making, mitigating damaging effects of climate change, and mointoring the success of management. These are followed by a series of chapters which describe how to manage specific habitats: grasslands, dwarf-shrub  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Ausden
ISBN: 9780198568735 0198568738 9780198568728 019856872X
OCLC Number: 164570789
Description: 411 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Philosophical approaches to habitat management --
3. Setting objectives and monitoring --
4. General techniques and considerations --
5. Dry grasslands --
6. Dwarf-shrub habitats and shrublands --
7. Forests, woodlands, and scrub --
8. Freshwater wetlands and water bodies --
9. Coastal habitats --
10. Arable land --
11. Gardens, backyards, and urban areas.
Series Title: Techniques in ecology and conservation series.
Responsibility: Malcolm Ausden.
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This practical handbook describes the principles and techniques of managing and creating habitats worldwide including grasslands, forests, scrub, freshwater wetlands, coastal habitats, arable land,  Read more...

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