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The effect of using ‘displacement’ to encourage the movement of water voles Arvicola amphibius in lowland England

Abstract:

Water voles are nationally protected as one of Britain’s most endangered wild mammals. However conflict can arise where works are required along short sections of riverbank. Vegetation removal is commonly used with the aim of displacing water voles towards safety prior to development, despite a lack of evidence demonstrating its efficacy. This study aimed to investigate the movement and fate of water voles in response to vegetation removal, by radio-tracking individuals during spring and autu...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Natural England More from this funder
Peoples’ Trust for Endangered Species More from this funder
Mammal Society More from this funder
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Thames Water More from this funder
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Publisher:
University of Cambridge Publisher's website
Journal:
Conservation Evidence Journal website
Volume:
15
Pages:
20-25
Publication date:
2018-06-04
Acceptance date:
2018-06-01
EISSN:
1758-2067
ISSN:
1758-2067
Pubs id:
pubs:854813
URN:
uri:c75713aa-be45-483c-ac74-09c1ead3f2b9
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uuid:c75713aa-be45-483c-ac74-09c1ead3f2b9
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