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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 17.6 August 2006

The saga of the Montgomery Canal

By - Jonathan Briggs

Imagine an 18th-century canal in a state of romantic ruin, its clear water channel filled with a wide range of unusual aquatic macrophytes and invertebrates, alongside an equally diverse towpath. Since 1949 it has been the subject of half a dozen different Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) designations, and today most is also a Special Area of Conservation (SAC). 

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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