Use signs and access restrictions to reduce disturbance
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Signs can be installed to discourage people from accessing sensitive areas of shrubland. 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.