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Restoration of Banrock Station Ramsar wetlands, South Australia: over 20 years of successful involvement by a private agribusiness.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Tourenq, C. & Field, T. & Searle, A.

Content type: Bulletin article

Banrock Station, in South Australia, was acquired by Hardys Wines (now Accolade Wines Australia Ltd.) in 1993. The 1,800 ha property lies on the shore...

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The River Otter Beaver Trial: Natural England's assessment of the trial and advice on the future of the beaver population (NEER018).

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Howe, C. V. & Crutchley, S. E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objective of this report is to assess the outcome of the River Otter Beaver Trial (ROBT) to inform the decision on whether the beavers are allowed...

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The differences between rewilding and restoring an ecologically degraded landscape.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Toit, J. T. du & Pettorelli, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rewilding is a developing concept in ecosystem stewardship that involves reorganizing and regenerating wildness in an ecologically degraded landscape,...

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A review of wolf predation in southern Europe: does the wolf prefer wild prey to livestock?

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Meriggi, A. & Lovari, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This synthesis of 15 studies published in the last 15 years, on food habits of the wolf in southern Europe, has shown that ungulates have been the mai...

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Optimizing dispersal study design by Monte Carlo simulation.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Shea, K. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of dispersal distances (the dispersal kernel) is a major determinant of spatial population dynamics, yet little is known about the sh...

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Do graminoid and woody invaders have different effects on native plant functional groups?

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Mason, T. J. & French, K. & Lonsdale, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While there are numerous studies of impacts by individual invader species, there are few syntheses of invader impacts on plant community structure and...

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Facilitation of red deer grazing by cattle and its impact on red deer performance.

Published online: 19 Jul 1988

Authors: Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle were removed from the Isle of Rhum, Scotland, in 1957. Cattle were reintroduced into one area of the island in 1970 and grazed on areas occupie...

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Wildlife health outcomes and opportunities in conservation translocations.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: Beckmann, K. M. & Cromie, R. L. & Sainsbury, A. W. & Hilton, G. M. & Ewen, J. G. & Soorae, P. S. & Kock, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

It is intuitive that the health status of wildlife might influence conservation translocation outcomes, however, health as a topic has received limite...

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Naturescot research report 1211 - establishing woodland plants in broadleaved woods - interim best practice guidance for conservation translocations.

Published online: 09 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Worrell, R. & Holl, K. & Long, D. & Laverack, G. & Edwards, C. & Fuentes-Montemayor, E. & Crawford, C. L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report sets out interim best practice guidance on how to establish small populations of common woodland plants in broadleaved woods that can then...

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Is local provenance important in habitat creation?

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Wilkinson, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many habitat creation schemes specify that biological material of local provenance should be used in reintroductions. This has come to be the 'text bo...

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