122 Actions found

Actions to Conserve wildlife

We have summarised evidence from the scientific literature about the effects of different interventions to conserve wildlife and ecosystem services.

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Reduce erosion to increase seedling survival

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce erosion to increase seedling survival

Apply fungicides to protect seedlings from fungal diseases

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Apply fungicides to protect seedlings from fungal diseases

Raise awareness amongst the general public through campaigns and public information

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Raise awareness amongst the general public through campaigns and public information

Provide education programmes about forests

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide education programmes about forests

Plant a mixture of tree species to enhance the survival and growth of planted trees

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Plant a mixture of tree species to enhance the survival and growth of planted trees

Infect tree seedlings with mycorrhizae

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Infect tree seedlings with mycorrhizae

Introduce leaf litter to forest stands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Introduce leaf litter to forest stands

Transplant trees

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Transplant trees

Use pioneer plants or crops as nurse plants

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use pioneer plants or crops as nurse plants

Prevent damage from strong winds

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Prevent damage from strong winds

Remove nitrogen and phosphorus using harvested products

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Remove nitrogen and phosphorus using harvested products

Provide legal protection of forests from development

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide legal protection of forests from development

Create managed paths/signs to contain disturbance

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Create managed paths/signs to contain disturbance

Re-route paths, control access or close paths

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Re-route paths, control access or close paths

Use signs to prevent fire

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use signs to prevent fire

Adopt ecotourism

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Adopt ecotourism

Compensate for woodland removal with compensatory planting

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Compensate for woodland removal with compensatory planting

Incorporate existing trees or woods into the landscape of new developments

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Incorporate existing trees or woods into the landscape of new developments

Maintain/create habitat corridors

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Maintain/create habitat corridors

Provide financial incentives not to graze

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide financial incentives not to graze

Adopt continuous cover forestry

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Adopt continuous cover forestry

Use brash mats during harvesting to avoid soil compaction

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use brash mats during harvesting to avoid soil compaction

Sustainable management of non-timber forest products

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Sustainable management of non-timber forest products

Provide fuel efficient stoves

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide fuel efficient stoves

Provide paraffin stoves

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide paraffin stoves
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Forest Conservation - Published 2016

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What Works in Conservation

What Works in Conservation

What Works in Conservation assesses the research looking at whether interventions are beneficial or not. It is based on summarised evidence in synopses, on topics such as amphibians, bats, biodiversity in European farmland, and control of freshwater invasive species. More are available and in progress.

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