Explores the world of ditches - prepare to be surprised! Explains how ditches in the UK are faring in the 21st century Reveals the steps being taken to ensure their survival, and the plants, reptiles and animals that frequent these places.
Cunswick Scar and Scout Scar are sites of special scientific interest and of European importance for wildlife. The National Trust locations of Helsington Barrows and Brigsteer Park are habitats offering a rich diversity of birds, butterflies and flora. This book presents a detailed portrait of a landscape.
A pocket field guidebook for identifying 230 of the most commonly found alpine flowers of the Alps. Categorised by colour for quick identification, each alpine flower has a photograph and description of its key features. Flower names are given in English, French, German, Italian and Latin, with notes on curious facts and origins of names.
Describes the varied rocks and structures that occur within the largely metasediments of the Moine Supergroup of the northern and central highlands of Scotland. This book is suitable for professional geologists and undergraduate students.
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