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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 13.2 December 2001

The value of gardens for wildlife - lessons from mammals and herpetofauna

By - Rachel Ansell, Phil Baker, Stephen Harris

There has been a dramatic expansion of wildlife gardening over the last 15 years, stimulated in no small part by the publication of Chris Baines' book How to make a wildlife garden (1985). In the revised edition, Baines (2000) writes that 'There is no doubt that gardening with wildlife makes a positive difference. Certainly it helps our birds and butterflies to survive, but most importantly it brings so many people face to face with nature on a daily basis'.

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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