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Walking back in time: Conservation in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, 1942-65, from the diaries of Charles Elton

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The diaries of Charles Elton, a father of community ecology, give details of over 300 visits in the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire between 1940 and 1965 (excluding those made to Wytham Woods near Oxford that are reported separately). The entries illustrate the changes that took place in the countryside in the post-war period; the idiosyncrasies of protected site selection at that time; and some of the management challenges that had to be overcome. Though inevitably a p...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Plant Sciences
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Publisher:
Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire Publisher's website
Journal:
Fritillary Journal website
Volume:
7
Publication date:
2017-06-01
Acceptance date:
2017-06-01
Source identifiers:
725054
Language:
English
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2017-09-04

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