A definitive natural history of Northumberland, from its ecological history, geology and climate to its naturalists and conservation issues. Drawing on his extensive knowledge and experience of the region, Angus Lunn gives a comprehensive account of several types of habitats and geographical areas, including woodlands, the Kielder Forest, moorlands, other inland terrestrial habitats such as montane and limestone habitats and lowland mires, rivers, lakes, reservoirs and ponds, and the coast. The book examines the history and ecology of each of these habitats, and describes the rich variety of flora and fauna to be found living there. Illustrated with over 100 black-and-white line drawings and photographs, plus a colour plate section, this is a comprehensive guide to an area of great natural history and interest.
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A native of Northumberland, Angus Lunn is a geographer and ecologist who, until he took early retirement, was Head of Adult Education at the University of Newcastle. He now lectures there part-time. He served for several years on the Northumberland National Park Committee and is currently Chairman of the Council for National Parks and of the Conservation Committee of the Northumberland Wildlife Trust. He has contributed to several published works, including the Flora of Northumberland, Geology of North East England and the Red Data Book for Northumberland.
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Book Description HARPER COLLINS, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780007308705 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01235378
Book Description Collins, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 304 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0007308701