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Author Gilbert, O. L.

Title Habitat creation and repair / Oliver L. Gilbert and Penny Anderson
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  639.92 Gil/Hca  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 288 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Designing new habitats: general principles -- 3. Promoting natural succession -- 4. Grasslands -- 5. Woodland, scrub, and hedgerow -- 6. Heath and moor -- 7. Montane and submontane habitats -- 8. The coast -- 9. Farmland -- 10. Wetlands -- 11. Getting it right
Summary With increasing awareness of environmental issues, ecologists, landscape designers and developers are being required to create areas of natural habitat specifically for wildlife. Habitat Creation and Repair is a modern, definitive guide about how to achieve this. It covers everything from the ethics, theory, and principles of habitat creation to the practical detail of designing habitats for wildlife
Analysis restoration ecology habitat conservation
Notes Bibliography: p246-264. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [246]-264) and index
Subject Habitat (Ecology)
Habitat (Ecology) -- Great Britain.
Habitat conservation -- Great Britain.
Habitat conservation.
Restoration ecology -- Great Britain.
Restoration ecology.
Wildlife habitat improvement -- Great Britain.
Wildlife habitat improvement.
Author Anderson, Penny.
LC no. 97044755
ISBN 0198549660 (paperback)
0198549679 (hbk.)