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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 15.4 April 2004

The burning of uplands and its effect on wildlife

By - Graham Tucker

A large moorland fire can be an alarming sight, and no less so after it is out, when all that remains is charred vegetation, dusty ash and often an apprently devasted landscape. It is not surprising, therefore, that many people question the wisdom of deliberately burning our uplands for management purposes. 

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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