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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.5 June 1999

The future for hay meadows in the Peak District National Park

By - Helen Buckingham, Jane Chapman, Rebekah Newman

Sometimes it seems as though our most treasured landscapes are disappearing in front of our eyes and we are powerless to halt the process. All too often this is the situation with hay meadows in this country. We all love them for the way they conjure up a picture of the English countryside, but the reality is that, with the intensification of agriculture, they have become more a place in lanscape history than a thriving habitat in today's farmed countryside.

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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