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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 21.1 October 2009

The Burren – farming for the future of the fertile rock

By - Bryony Williams, Sharon Parr, James Moran, Brendan Dunford, Ruairi Ó Conchúir

The Burren is an iconic landscape. It is home to the largest area of limestone pavement in Britain and Ireland and has a unique flora that is internationally renowned. Over 6,000 years of pastoral farming have helped to forge this landscape, and the continuation of grazing is vital to the conservation of the area's rich natural and cultural heritage.

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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