Books  Habitats, Ecosystems & Natural Spaces  Forests - General & Temperate 

Forestry in Crisis: The Battle for the Hills

Out of Print

By: S Tompkins

208 pages, 41 line drawings, b/w photos

Christopher Helm

Paperback | Aug 1989 | #5610 | ISBN: 0747032068
Out of Print Details

About this book

Since the Second World War, much of Britain's broadleaved woodland has disappeared, to be replaced by blanket conifer afforestation. Despite intense public opposition, the small but powerful private forestry lobby exploits enormous Government subsidies made available through the Forestry Commission. The author argues that this body should be dismantled and replaced by a new body with a clear duty to protect and enhance Britain's woodland.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Managing Your Woodland for Wildlife

NHBS Price: £9.45 £10.50 (Save £1.05) $12/€10 approx

Tree Planting and Aftercare

NHBS Price: £22.99 $30/€25 approx

Atlantic Hazel

NHBS Price: £10.99 $14/€12 approx

Woodland Rides and Glades: Their Management for Wildlife

NHBS Price: £3.15 £3.50 (Save £0.35) $4/€3 approx

National Vegetation Classification: Field Guide to Woodland

NHBS Price: £8.99 £10.00 (Save £1.01) $12/€10 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194