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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 06.6 August 1995

Cobnuts and Conservation

By - Meg Game

In 1939, my parents bought a Kentish farm-house surrounded by orchards. Plantations of cobnuts lay near the house, with apple, pear and cherry orchards further away on the adjacent farm in search of wild flowers, obviously an influential early experience, for I have made a career in nature conservation. Today, the landscape is differnet. A featureless field replaces the cherry orchard, and the present apple trees, hardly taller than I am, grow out of herbicided bare earth - no flowers here.

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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