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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 09.6 August 1998

Managing Your Own Wildlife Site - The Extent of Private Nature Reserves (PNRs) and their Potential Contribution to Conservation in England

By - Angus Davies, Ian Davies

Managing a smallholding or 'hobby-farm' has been a popular pursuit throughout much of this century. Eldred Walker writing in 1901 noted that there were substantial numbers of small hobby-farms which 'seldom pay, yet, if the owner does not attempt too much, they afford much pleasure and healthful employment'.

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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