British Wildlife 24.5 June 2013

Letter from the far West Coast

"In the north-west of Mayo, the Atlantic rolls in to a frayed corner of Ireland as near to wild countryside as the post-Tiget island can offer these days. At its heart, an apron of tundra-like peatland spreads east from Blacksod Bay, greened in part for small-farm sheep and rimmed by a frieze of storm-worn mountains."

Comment: Conservation grazing of heathland – where is the logic? Wildlife reports
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