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Lichens play a crucial role in environmental health and are a vital part of our ecosystem, but they are struggling in our polluted and developing world. Your kind donation will help us work in more habitats to protect the rarest lichens and make a positive impact in preserving and protecting them.
In this case study, Dr Oliver Moore, Plantlife's Saving Scotland's Rainforest Lichens and Bryophytes Advisor introduces Scotland's hazelwoods, an important part of the UK's temperate rainforest habitat.
In this case study Dave Lamacraft, Plantlife Lichen and Bryophyte Specialist showcases how to maintain a habitat suitable for the rare lichens that grow in the area.
In this case study, we evaluate the success of two translocation efforts on Exmoor that took place in 2019 at Tarr Steps NNR and Horner Wood NNR. The information provided here will be useful to those managing temperate rainforest and considering how to mitigate lichen losses in situations where they cannot be preserved in situ
In this case study, you will learn the significance of the veteran ash trees at Horner Wood for their lichen interest in particular, and the range of management techniques employed which balance preserving trees and habitat with public safety.
A case study: Horner Wood, Exmoor, Somerset
A case study: Hawkcombe Wood, North Exmoor. The ancient pollards here support a number of lichen species of international, national and regional significance.
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