Presentation on theme: "Managing Succession – A Case Study"— Presentation transcript:
1 Managing Succession – A Case Study L.O: to explain why managing succession can help conservationStarter: Why do we need to conserve species?
2 Managing Succession – A Case Study Why do we need to conserve species?Rely on them! (food, shelter, medicines)Climate ChangeInterdependence of SpeciesEcotourismRight thing to do!
3 Managing 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
4 Case Study – Scottish Moorlands Managing succession to conserve heather
5 Case Study – Scottish Moorlands Managing succession to conserve heather
6 Case 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)