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The nature conservation value of scrub in Britain 2000


Scrub has received little attention from nature conservationists, resulting in insufficient knowledge of the distribution, ecology, management and conservation status of scrub in Britain. This information is needed to identify, conserve and enhance valuable scrub.

The objectives of this work were to produce an assessment of current knowledge of scrub classification, distribution, ecology, management and conservation status in Britain, along with determining priorities for conservation and recommendations for future research. This information has been accessed through published and unpublished literature, questionnaires, an expert workshop, and through consultation with national and international experts.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2000·08·01

Mortimer, S.R., Turner, A.J., Brown, V.K., Fuller, R.J., Good, J.E.G., Bell, S.A., Stevens, P.A., Norris, D., Bayfield, N. & Ward, L.K. 2000. The nature conservation value of scrub in Britain, August 2000, JNCC Report No. 308, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.

This report represents a synthesis of the existing knowledge of scrub ecology and conservation, and identifies priorities for future conservation and research

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·11·11

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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