Wye Valley (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 105)

Wye Valley (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 105)


A definitive usual historical past of the Wye Valley protecting the geology, geomorphology, conservation and ecological background of this various sector of exceptional common beauty.

The staggering panorama of the Wye Valley zone has attracted viewers for over 250 years. specific one of many few lowland components of remarkable common good looks in 1971, it's ruled by means of the river Wye, which has performed a lot to shape this different ecological landscape.

George Peterken (who has lived within the sector for a few years and helped to draft the AONB's Nature Conservation approach in 1999), skillfully examines the various ecology, typical heritage, panorama and background of this district outlined quite often through the intense evolution of the river Wye right into a meandering mature river.

With little formerly released at the quarter, Peterken additionally explores the result of contemporary conservation efforts within the quarter, recognising that regardless of the security afforded to the ‘outstanding usual attractiveness’ of usual habitats and wild species, those areas have endured to endure mammoth losses. Peterken is going directly to chart the numerous projects that proceed to advertise potent conservation in the AONB and surrounding areas.

Perfect for the enthusiastic naturalist, New Naturalist Wye Valley unlocks the secrets and techniques of this pretty average area.

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