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Title: Wetlands for Wales : a strategy for the third millenium
Author: National Rivers Authority Welsh Region
Document Type: Monograph
The conclusion of the second millennium is a significant period for Welsh wildlife marking the beginning of the end of a centuries long decline in wetland biodiversity. Over the last two hundred years, the pace of land drainage and agricultural improvement has slowed only in the last decade with the demise of grant aid and the improved regulation of drainage bodies. With one or two exceptions, most of the important wetland sites in the Region are found in North Wales and include 6 National Nature Reserves, 5 EC Special Areas for Conservation, 2 Ramsar sites and the only Biosphere Reserve in Wales. The range of wetland sites include shallow lakes, saltmarsh, estuary, raised bog, rich and poor fen, wet grassland and reedswamp habitats.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: [before 1996]
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: WetlandsStrategiesLakesEstuariesBogsFensGrasslandsSwamps
Geographic Keywords: Wales
Extent: n.p. [12]
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