Place signs to deter gathering of shrubland species
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Signs can be installed in shrublands where species have been harvested encouraging people to not harvest these plants. Installation of signs has been shown to be effective in other contexts, such as reducing disturbance of nesting birds (Williams et al. 2017).
Williams, D.R., Child, M.F., Dicks, L.V., Ockendon, N., Pople, R.G., Showler, D.A., Walsh, J.C., zu Ermgassen, E.K.H.J. & Sutherland, W.J. (2017) Bird Conservation. Pages 95-244 in: W.J. Sutherland, L.V. Dicks, N. Ockendon & R.K. Smith (eds) What Works in Conservation 2017. Open Book Publishers, Cambridge, UK.