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Hedgehog conservation: how to make a garden nest box appealing – new research

By Abi Gazzard, PhD in Ecology and Conservation, University of Reading
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When large patches of woodland are swallowed by urban sprawl or when households replace long grass with artificial turf or refurbish buildings to repair cracks and crevices, wildlife populations are robbed of potential places to rest, breed and hibernate. That’s why conservation groups urge homeowners, where possible, to create wildlife-friendly habitats on their own land.

One artificial refuge that has long adorned gardens is the bird box. It is estimated that there are 4.7…The Conversation


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