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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

Twitcher in the Swamp

By - Peter Marren

"There's silver lining in every cloud, so think our leading conservation bodies. As you'll have heard, they have big plans for Britain after the foot-and-mouth outbreak is over. All right, so 3.5 million cows, sheep and pigs have been slaughtered, and God knows how many farmers have lost their livlihoods. What tomorrow's countryside needs, says the 'rebuilding-biodiversity group', is not farmers but planners - you know, the guys that brought you tower blocks and made you live in a zone."

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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