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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 23.5 June 2012

Canals under new management. A review of wildlife value, issues and opportunities

By - Jonathan Briggs

Britain's historic freight canals have considerable, and sometimes controversial, wildlife interest, not only as aquatic habitats but also as corridors of multi-habitat strips, linking town and country. This article, updating a previous review in these pages (Briggs 1996), coincides with the creation of the Canal & River Trust (CRT), a new charity taking on management of most of our canals. 

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

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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