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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 17.6 August 2006

Victorian pteridomania – Britain's fern craze

By - Andrew Byfield

'It seems cruelty so entire to destroy the habitat of any fern: yet, if the present rage continue, I see no hope of any known species being allowed to remain in its old haunts. The poor Ferns, like the wolves in olden time, have a price set upon their heads, and they in like manner will soon altogether disappear. We must have "Fern Laws", and preserve them like game.'

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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