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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 03.3 February 1992

The Ecology of an Urban River

By - O L Gilbert

River corridors in urban areas have recieved scant attention from ecologists, so the discovery of unusually rich habitats on the banks of the River Don in central Sheffield encouraged the Nature Conservancy Council to grant-aid a detailed survey of wildlife along the most urban stretches. The project was seen as a contribution to the planning process to help ensure that during the current wave of redevlopment, involving the opening up of previously secluded areas, ecological richness would be regarded as an asset to be incorporated into the new post-industrial landscape.

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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