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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 18.2 December 2006

The New Forest – National Park status for a medieval survivor

By - Clive Chatters

In March 2005, the New Forest became the first fully fledged National Park to be designated in England for some 50 years. It is one of Britain's exceptional landscapes for wildlife. For a wide range of lowland and coastal habitats it rightly claims to contain some of the richest countryside in the lowlands of western Europe. 

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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