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Wilding : the return of nature to a British farm

Wilding : the return of nature to a British farm

Author: Isabella Tree
Publisher: London : Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Uncorrected proof copy 03-05-18, [paperback edition]View all editions and formats
Tells the story of the 'Knepp experiment', a pioneering rewilding project in West Sussex, using free-roaming grazing animals to create new habitats for wildlife. Forced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap of faith-- they decided to step back and let nature take over. Thanks to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabella Tree
OCLC Number: 1038407280
Description: 273 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Meeting a remarkable man under a remarkable tree --
2. At odds with everything --
3. The Serengeti effect --
4. The secret of grazing animals --
5. A world of wood pasture --
6. Wild ponies, pigs and longhorn cattle --
7. Creating a mess --
8. Living with the yellow peril --
9. Painted ladies and the perfect storm --
10. Purple emperors --
11. Nightingales --
12. Turtle doves --
13. Rewilding the river --
14. Bringing back the beaver --
15. Pasture-fed --
16. Rewilding the soil --
17. The value of nature --
Knapp Wildland Advisory Board --
Sources --
Responsibility: Isabella Tree.


Wilding tells the story of a remarkable experiment: the rewilding of the Knepp Estate in West Sussex, the restoration of natural ecological processes, and the stunning recovery of flora and fauna.  Read more...


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This must be the most inspirational nature book of the year . . . a narrative of conservation, courage, vision and miracles... The story of what happened is thrilling . . . the Knepp Conservation Read more...

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