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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

Twitcher in the Swamp

By - Peter Marren

"Unless you were scanning the inside pages of Farmer's Guardian on 9th November last year, you might have missed a rare reference to Natual England, the new and, so far, barely visible 'champion of nature'. It reported a short interview with NE's 'chief executive', somebody called Helen Phillips. She claimed that 'our customers', by whom she presumably meant farmers, are now getting a relly top-class service with more money availiable for green activities and a dramatic reduction in 'processing time'. Perhaps by way of celebration, she and her board voted themselves generours pay bonuses."

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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