Presentation on theme: "Managing Succession – A Case Study"— Presentation transcript:
1Managing Succession – A Case Study L.O: to explain why managing succession can help conservationStarter: Why do we need to conserve species?
2Managing Succession – A Case Study Why do we need to conserve species?Rely on them! (food, shelter, medicines)Climate ChangeInterdependence of SpeciesEcotourismRight thing to do!
3Managing SuccessionHuman activities can have positive and negative impacts on succession. When humans intentionally stop an area from developing into a climax community, it is called a plagioclimax. Sometimes, because of endangered species on ‘BAP’ list
4Case Study – Scottish Moorlands Managing succession to conserve heather
5Case Study – Scottish Moorlands Managing succession to conserve heather
6Case Study – Scottish Moorlands Research on the internet each of the practices below to explain how it helps to conserve heather:GrazingManaged FiresCoppicingTree Felling and RemovalHerbicide use on BrackenControlling invasive species (e.g. rhododendron)