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RSPB Cymru is part of the RSPB, which speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way
Forestry Commission Wales acts as the Welsh Assembly Government’s Department of Forestry to advise on and implement forestry policies. It is also part of Forestry Commission GB whose mission is to protect and expand Britain’s forests and woodlands and increase their value to society and the environment
The Countryside Council for Wales champions the environment and landscapes of Wales and its coastal waters as sources of natural and cultural riches, as a foundation for economic and social activity, and as a place for leisure and learning opportunities. We aim to make the environment a valued part of everyone’s life in Wales
Citation For bibliographic purposes this book should be referred to as Dyda J, Symes N and Lamacraft D (2009) Woodland management for birds: a guide to managing woodland for priority birds in Wales. The RSPB, Sandy and Forestry Commission Wales, Aberystwyth.
The techniques described or referred to in this book do not necessarily reflect the policies of the RSPB or individuals involved in its production.
No responsibility can be accepted for any loss, damage or unsatisfactory results arising from the implementation of any of the recommendations within this book.
The use of proprietory and commercial trade names in this handbook does not necessarily imply endorsement of the product by the authors or publishers.
Published by The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL, and Forestry Commission Wales, Victoria Terrace, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 2DQ
Copyright © The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and Forestry Commission Wales 2009
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Cover photographs by Forestry Commission Picture Library/Isobel Cameron, Forestry Commission Picture Library, Dave Lamacraft (The RSPB), Sue Tranter/rspb-images.com