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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

Letter from the far West Coast

By - Michael Viney

"A stiff autumn gale leaves many of our coastal lanes strewn with blood-red and purple - the fallen flowers of Fuchsia magellanica Riccartonii. This hybrid, bred in Scotland around 1830, survives anything the Atlantic can throw at it, and its casual vigour is astounding. A maze of windbreak hedges on my hillside acre was grown from fuchsia twigs merely stuck in the ground, which is mostly how the shrub has travelled since the mid-19th century along hundreds of kilometres of roadside banks."

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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