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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

Reserve Focus – The Wyre Forest NNR, Hereford & Worcester

By - Bob Gibbons

On the borders of Shropshire and Hereford & Worcester, not very far west of Birmingham, lies the largest continuous area of ancient woodland in England - the Wyre Forest. Some 2,834ha survive today, remnants of a much larger block of woodland. 600ha of the best of it, centred around the Dowles Brook, form the Wyre Forest National Nature Reserve.

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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