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Obituary - Francis Rose 1921-2006

By - Andrew Branson

"In June 2000, Francis Rose and I visited the Waveney Valley on the Norfolk-Suffolk border, where almost 40 years earlier he had worked with David Bellamy on the definitive paper on the plant ecology of the fens of the area. As we stood looking over the remnants of the fen flora, Francis recounted how, as a teenager in the 1930s, he had taken his bike up to the furthest north part of the London Underground and then cycled through the lanes of Essex and Suffolk to search these wetlands for the elusive Fen Orchid."

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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