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Table of Contents:

235 Snake heads and bird droppings – unusual cases of mimicry in the lepidopteran larvae of Britain and Ireland
Barry Henwood, Phil Sterling and Richard Lewington


244 Natural reflections
Brett Westwood


245 Change in the wild flora of Brockweir, Hewelsfield and St Briavels
George Peterken and Elsa Wood


252 Habitat management news
Compiled by Conservation Management Advice, RSPB


254 Balancing culture and nature in the Lake District
Lee Schofield, Danny Teasdale, David Hampson and Malcolm Ausden


264 Wild story
Amy-Jane Beer


265 Rewilding childhood
Patrick Barkham


270 Naturally opinionated
Mark Avery


271 A comparison of Nature’s Calendar with Gilbert White’s phenology
Tim Sparks, Lorienne Whittle and Judith Garforth


276 Flying kites
James Robertson


277 Comment: What is a tree? Changing minds about symbiosis
James Merryweather


282 Wildlife reports
Compiled by Guy Freeman


303 Conservation news
Compiled by Sue Everett


309 Twitcher in the swamp


310 Book reviews & Letters

"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