The relative importance of habitat quality and landscape context for reptiles in regenerating landscapes

  title={The relative importance of habitat quality and landscape context for reptiles in regenerating landscapes},
  author={Melissa J. Bruton and Martine Maron and Craig E. Franklin and Clive McAlpine},
  journal={Biological Conservation},
Abstract Restoration activities are limited by funding and logistics. To optimise restoration efforts, we need to evaluate the effects of management actions on wildlife populations. In general, site-scale habitat quality has a stronger influence on habitat use by fauna than the landscape context. However, this is yet to be empirically tested for reptiles. In this study, we used model averaging and hierarchical partitioning to compare the relative importance of site-scale habitat quality and… Expand
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