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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 01.3 February 1990

Management of Peatlands for Conservation

By - T A Rowell

The 'Battle of the Bogs' can scarcely have escaped anyone's attention over the past couple of years. The wrangles over the Flow Country and, before that, over Duich Moss and the Somerset Levels indicate the importance of our peatlands. However, a different kind of 'battle' is regularly being fought at peatland sites all over the country in places where one would have thought reserve status or statutory protection would surely have afforded our bogs and fens a healthy future.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist