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

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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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Name:
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Publisher:
University of Cambridge
Journal:
Conservation Evidence More from this journal
Volume:
15
Pages:
20-25
Publication date:
2018-06-04
Acceptance date:
2018-06-01
EISSN:
1758-2067
ISSN:
1758-2067
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pubs:854813
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uuid:c75713aa-be45-483c-ac74-09c1ead3f2b9
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pubs:854813
Source identifiers:
854813
Deposit date:
2018-08-03

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