Category Archives: succession

Nibbling Away

It’s amazing how what a difference a few grazing animals can make over a relatively short length of time.  It was only a couple of months ago that I blogged about the reinstatement of livestock onto the Arcot Hall Grasslands … Continue reading

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Re-introductions – for species or ecosystem function?

Is UK nature conservation suffering from a chronic lack of ambition? Denmark re-introduces the Wisent or European Bison to Bornholm, a large island in the Baltic, to help with the conservation of its meadows. In the UK there has been … Continue reading

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Tree Planting and Succession: Guest Blog by John Biglin

Following on from last week’s blog on meadows, John Biglin of Anglian Parks and Wildlife has sent me this piece about succession and tree planting. Sometimes not planting trees and even cutting them down can be good for wildlife You … Continue reading

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