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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 19.3 February 2008

Keskadale – an oakwood on the edge

By - Maurice Pankhurst

Scattered across the uplands of the northern Lake District fells is a series of small, fragmented oak woodlands. Amongst these are Keskadale and Birkrigg woods, located around the Newlands Valley, near Keswick, while Young Wood, the smallest of these fragments, is several miles north on the fells of Mungrisedale.

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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