Rutland Water Nature Reserve: concept, design and management

  • T. P. Appleton
Conference paper
Part of the Developments in Hydrobiology book series (DIHY, volume 8)


This paper illustrates how practical conservation management has helped to create a nature reserve of international importance for wildfowl. The development of existing and introduced habitats has produced a wide diversity of fauna and flora without causing an unnatural ecological balance and close liaison with other reservoir users has established zoning areas free from disturbance resulting in both man and birds benefiting from such agreements.


nature reserve reservoir planning design management wildfowl 


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© Dr W. Junk Publishers, The Hague 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. P. Appleton
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  1. 1.Reserve Warden, Leicestershire and Rutland Trust for Nature ConservationOakham, Rutland, Leics.England

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