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Resurvey of AES woodland improvement for woodland birds - LM0487

Description
Re-survey of woodland structure and breeding bird survey to identify benefits for birds delivered in short – medium term (2-8 years) by EWGS in East Midlands (resurvey of East Midlands Woodland Biodiversity Project).
Objective
• To evaluate the response by woodland birds to large-scale habitat management implemented through woodland improvement grants in lowland and upland woodlands.
• To provide an assessment of habitat change resulting from management and the subsequent development of stand structure appropriate for woodland birds in lowland and upland woodlands.
• To explain how any observed effects on bird population trends and communities relate to landscape characteristics, thus providing an evidence base to inform future woodland management activities for increasing biodiversity and contributing to climate change mitigation.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : LM0487 TestingAESWoodlandManagementGrants FRP   (657k)
• TPS - Two Page Summary : LM0487 WoodlandManagementGrants TPS   (286k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2018

To: 2020

Cost: £217,033
Contractor / Funded Organisations
British Trust For Ornithology (BTO)
Keywords
Agriculture              
Biodiversity              
Birds              
Climate Change              
Environmental Stewardship              
Farm Woodlands              
Woodland