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Scribbling in the margins

By - Richard Mabey

“It was from here that he organised ‘herbarising’ trips for apprentices from the Society of Apothecaries. The most ambitious and eventful was a trip to Kent in July 1629, eventually published as Descriptio itineris plantarum… in agrum cantianum. It was a rumbustious and far from sober adventure, and Johnson’s account is a good candidate for the pioneer text of ‘edgelands’ nature-writing.”

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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