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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 – Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour

By - Bob Gibbons

Brownsea Island, in Poole Harbour, is a remarkable place. It lies only a mile or two from the busy tourist and commercial centres of Poole and Bournemouth in Dorset, yet it is a world apart. The island's 202ha (500 acres) contain a wonderful diversity of habitats which in turn support an exceptional range of wildlife.

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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