Managing Scotland's Environment

Managing Scotland's Environment

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Why have the farms, forests, lochs and hills generated such passionate disagreement? Written in the light of international thinking in environmental management and of the author's practical experience in the Scottish highlands, this book tackles the hottest current debates--land reform, the future of farming, public access, conservation of moorland and birds of prey, the place of forestry, and the control of alien species and red deer--and takes up the challenge of integrating conservation with social and economic objectives.Having accepted that woodland has to be managed with deer, not against them, the emphasis now is on finding ways to ... of most deer species are going to make deer management an increasingly significant concern not only for foresters but for farmers, crofters and conservationists alike. ... unlike all other crops produced by tenant farmers, trees on tenanted farms remain the property of the landowner.

Title:Managing Scotland's Environment
Author:Charles R. Warren
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press - 2002


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