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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 07.3 February 1996

Golf and Wildlife

By - Bob Tobin, Bob Taylor

Golf is an issue that tends to polarise public opinion: some people think that it is a wonderful form of getting fresh air and exercise, others that it is a complete waste of space. For the naturalist, too, golf can generate opposing reactions: it may bring intensive management and disturbance into areas of countryside that might otherwise remain quiet and 'wild', but it can provide valuable wildlife habitat in areas that are built up or intensively farmed.

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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