A definitive ordinary background of the Wye Valley overlaying the geology, geomorphology, conservation and ecological heritage of this different region of exceptional ordinary beauty.
The impressive panorama of the Wye Valley zone has attracted viewers for over 250 years. unique one of many few lowland parts of exceptional common attractiveness in 1971, it truly is ruled through the river Wye, which has performed a lot to shape this diversified ecological landscape.
George Peterken (who has lived within the area for a few years and helped to draft the AONB's Nature Conservation method in 1999), skillfully examines the varied ecology, traditional historical past, panorama and heritage of this district outlined often by means of the extreme evolution of the river Wye right into a meandering mature river.
With little formerly released at the region, Peterken additionally explores the result of contemporary conservation efforts within the sector, recognising that regardless of the safety afforded to the ‘outstanding traditional good looks’ of traditional habitats and wild species, those areas have persevered to undergo big losses. Peterken is going directly to chart the numerous tasks that proceed to advertise powerful conservation in the AONB and surrounding areas.
Perfect for the enthusiastic naturalist, New Naturalist Wye Valley unlocks the secrets and techniques of this pretty common area.