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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement"

Matthew Oates, National Trust

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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

Letter from the far West Coast

By - Michael Viney

"Next to the scythe, the rustiest tool in my shed is certainly the sléan, the spade with a metal wing for cutting sods of peat from the bog. Dried as 'turf'' and stacked by the tonne, these nake a glowing, fragrant fuel for the hearth. I wielded the sléan for years until, like most of my neighbours, surrendering hard labour to the tractor-driven machine and staying gratefully away from the mountain and its midges."

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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