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Wilding: the return of nature to a British farm

Wilding: the return of nature to a British farm

Tree, Isabella

'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

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Picador, 2018
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Isabella Tree
ISBN: 1509805095, 9781509805099
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 362p : illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (black and white) ; 240x160mm. : 666gm.
Subject: Biodiversity conservation Sussex.; Wildlife reintroduction Sussex.

Contents

  1. Section - i: Timeline
  2. Section - ii: Map of the Knepp estate
  3. Introduction - iii: Introduction
  4. Chapter - 1: Meeting a Remarkable Man under a Remarkable Tree
  5. Chapter - 2: At Odds with Everything
  6. Chapter - 3: The Serengeti Effect
  7. Chapter - 4: The Secret of Grazing Animals
  8. Chapter - 5: A World of Wood Pasture
  9. Chapter - 6: Wild Ponies, Pigs and Longhorn Cattle
  10. Chapter - 7: Creating a Mess
  11. Chapter - 8: Living with the Yellow Peril
  12. Chapter - 9: Painted Ladies and the Perfect Storm
  13. Chapter - 10: Purple Emperors
  14. Chapter - 11: Nightingales
  15. Chapter - 12: Turtle Doves
  16. Chapter - 13: Rewilding the River
  17. Chapter - 14: Bringing Back the Beaver
  18. Chapter - 15: Pasture-fed
  19. Chapter - 16: Rewilding the Soil
  20. Chapter - 17: The Value of Nature
  21. Section - iv: Appendix: Knepp Wildland Advisory Board
  22. Section - v: Sources
  23. Section - vi: Bibliography
  24. Acknowledgements - vii: Acknowledgements
  25. Index - viii: Index
  26. Section - ix: List of Illustrations

Author note

Isabella Tree is an award-winning author, travel writer, and manager of the the Knepp Wildland Project, together with her husband Charlie. She is the author of several books, including The Living Godess and The Bird Man.