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Matthew Oates, National Trust

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Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist

Reserve Focus: The Ouse Washes, Cambridgeshire

By - Bob Gibbons

The Ouse Washes collectively form a wetland of international importance, extending for 31km between Earith at the southern end and Welmore Lake Sluice at the northern end. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and the Cambridgeshire Wildlife Trust run a combined reserve of 1,277ha (over 3,000 acres) in the southern part of the Washes, whilst the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust owns 368ha in the northern section (in Norfolk).

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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