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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 21.6 August 2010

Conserving the Culm

By - Peter Burgess

A quarter of a century ago, the Culm grasslands of northern Devon and north-east Cornwall were experiencing steep declines in their extent and condition. They had no champion, and major infrastructure projects such as Roadford Reservoir and the North Devon Link Road paid scant regard to them, although the former attempted some experimental translocation. 

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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