17 May 1996

Conservation advice

A NEW 48-page colour publication, Conservation Management, offers practical advice based on the experience of past winners and competitors in the Cyanamid Arable Farm Conservation Competition.

The booklet contains chapters on creating ponds, hedge management, field margins and beetle banks, trees and woodland management and ways to encourage birds. Each concludes with independent professional advice.

Claimed to provide many useful ideas and tips as well as suggestions on costs and avoiding pitfalls, the book also contains a list of addresses for obtaining further advice.

Price £10 (inc post & packing) from Cyanamid Agriculture UK, Cyanamid House, Fareham Road, Gosport, Hants PO13 0AS. &#42

Exploit the experience of expert conservationists with this handy booklet.