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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 19.6 August 2008

Thirty years of biological surveying in the National Trust

By - Jacky Ferneyhough

The Late Derek Ratcliffe's A Nature Conservation Review (NCR) (Ratcliffe 1977) marked a seminal moment for nature conservation and the National Trust. On the day it was published, the Trust's responsibility went from that of a concerned landowner to that of a leading nature-conservation body, but without a strategy or the infrastructure in place to assess or manage this newly discovered distinction.

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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