30/10/2020

Management the key to reversing wildlife decline: Our letter to The Times

Rewilding Britain are right to call for a more joined-up approach to nature recovery, but we must utilise the skills and experience of those managing our countryside (Call for land to be wildlife corridors, 29 October). We have seen what can be achieved by conservationists working together on a landscape scale; planting hedges, digging ponds and managing woodlands so that threatened birds, bees and other wildlife can thrive. Real success can be achieved if we encourage more farmers, not fewer, to actively manage their land for wildlife.

James Swyer
Press & Publications Manager
Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

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