Chapter 10. Managing Habitats and Species

  1. William J. Sutherland Professor of Biology
  1. William J. Sutherland Professor of Biology

Published Online: 14 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313499.ch10

Conservation Science and Action

Conservation Science and Action

How to Cite

Sutherland, W. J. (2009) Managing Habitats and Species, in Conservation Science and Action (ed W. J. Sutherland), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313499.ch10

Editor Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences, University of East, Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences, University of East, Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865427624

Online ISBN: 9781444313499

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Keywords:

  • managing habitats and species;
  • human intervention decrease and natural process restoration;
  • management - mimicking natural processes;
  • management plans and species action plans;
  • priority areas for habitat management;
  • patch size and isolation in population persistence;
  • silver-spotted skipper butterfly distribution and patch size and isolation;
  • specific requirements of species;
  • habitat restoration and creation;
  • genetic changes in captive breeding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why manage?

  • The need for objectives

  • Myths and research

  • Area and isolation

  • Disturbance

  • Nutrients

  • Grazing

  • Habitat restoration and creation

  • Species management

  • Genetic changes in captive breeding

  • Transferring species

  • Cultural change

  • Acknowledgements