Conserving Historic Water Meadows
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        Paperback / softback

        Publication Date

        1 Nov 2017
        11104810
        11104810

        Main Summary

          This guide aims to promote wider awareness of the rich heritage of England's water meadows.
          It is intended primarily for nature conservation groups, farmers, landowners, communities or individuals undertaking habitat ‘restoration’ work on historic water meadows.
           
          The guide describes the archaeological remains which may be encountered and highlights their importance as part of the historic landscape. It demonstrates how these remains, managed sensitively, can provide a variety of habitats which have considerable benefits for wildlife.

          Additional Information

          Author

          Nicky Smith

          Author Information

          Nicky Smith is an Investigator at Historic England.

          Publishing Status

          Active

          Size

          297mm

          Number of Illustrations

          18

          Number of Pages

          24

          ISBN

          9781848025035

          Contents

            Introduction
            What are water meadows?
            Why preserve water meadows?
            A brief history
            Heritage-sensitive management
            Case studies
            Bibliography
            Specialist advice

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