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Reserve Focus: Askham Bog, North Yorkshire

By - Pete Bowler

Tucked away between three main roads, embraced on three sides by a golf course and agricultural land, Askham Bog is a remnant of lowland raised mire. Covering 44.7ha, it is owned by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. Indeed, its purchase in 1946 created the Trust. A Site of Special Scientific Interest since 1961, in recent years it has undergone significant changes in management in order to protect and enhance its wildlife. 

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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